Indiecita Shawl by Andrea Jurgrau
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Indiecita Shawl

Knitting
June 2016
Lace ?
20 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 2 - 2.75 mm
0.6 mm
1.75 mm
900 yards (823 m)
Handspun version: 40½" (103 cm) wide and 19½" (49.5 cm) deep at center back. Malabrigo Lace version: 36" (91.5 cm) wide and 17½" (44.5 cm) deep at center back.

Aconcagua, in the Andes mountains of Argentina, is the highest mountain on the south American continent, at 22,837 feet (6,961 m). the first recorded ascent was in 1897 by a British expedition. It continues to be a popular climbing destination, and the youngest person documented to have reached the summit of Aconcagua was a nine-year-old, in 2013. the oldest documented climber was an eighty-seven-year-old, in 2007. this project gives directions for a handspun version and one knit with a commercially available yarn in the identical fiber. the handspun version omits the beads, which are used liberally in the commercially available yarn version! there are two different bind-off options. the “eyeBrow” bind-off takes longer and uses more yarn, but it is well worth the effort. the handspun version shows the Gathered Crochet bind-off and the other shows the “eyeBrow.”