If One Can, Toucan! by Cally Monster

If One Can, Toucan!

May 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
23 stitches = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
800 - 900 yards (732 - 823 m)
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On my first trip to Costa Rica I was excited to see all the beautiful animals of the rain forest. Unfortunately the weather was too warm for them to come out and play, but I left inspired by the local saying “If one can, toucan”
-catch yah next time toucan!

Choose three or four of your favorite colors and jump into a fun asymmetric sideways shawl!
The pattern begins with only a few cast-on stitches, and is worked flat from tip to edge blending fun colors, mosaic knitting and slipped stitches.
You will find it very useful to print this pattern using a color printer as the charts are color coded.
Chart D- row 16: stitch 47 should be MC
Chart I-row 8: CC2 is used
Yarn : Baah Yarns La Jolla ( 100% Superwash Merino 400 yds/115 gr)
Main Color (MC): Baia, 400 yards, 1 skein
Contrast Color (CC1): California Poppy, 200 yards, 1 skein
Contrast Color (CC2):Tequila Lime, 200 yards, 1 skein
Contrast Color (CC3): Lemonade, 50 yards, 1 skein

Needles: US 4/ 3.5mm, US 6/4mm for bind off

Notions: Stitch markers (optional, but good for marking repeats), Tapestry needle, T-pins and blocking wires for blocking

Gauge: 23 stitches = 4 inches in Stockinette Stitch
although gauge is not crucial for this project, it will affect the finished size and yarn requirements. A looser gauge will result in the use of more yarn.

Finished measurements: 80” x 24” deep