Khyber Pass by Simone Kereit
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Khyber Pass

Knitting
February 2016
Sport (12 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 6 - 4.0 mm
740 - 750 yards (677 - 686 m)
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Silk Road

Through deserts dry
and mountains high,
past snow and ice
and deep blue skies,

We travel on,
starting at dawn,
on paths that take us further west,
‘cross passes high, ere we may rest.

Instructions for the shawls in the Wayfarer path are available both charted and written (line by line)

Striking top down crescent shaped shawl alternates lace sections with a garter and eyelet pattern.
The garter ridges add warmth and substance for your trip over the high mountains and the lace, inspired by snowcapped summits and frost adds an element of lightness.
All wrong side rows are rest rows, making for a relaxing yet satisfying knit.

Yarn
Bijou Basin Ranch Lhasa Wilderness (75% Yak down,
25% Bamboo; 250 yards / 228 m per 2.7 oz skein)
1 skein each in Sassenach (color A), Jacobite (color B)
and Skye (color C)
or
Sport weight yarn, 250 yds/ 229 m each, color A, B, C
Needles
US 6 (4 mm) min 32”/ 80cm circular needle to hold
large number of stitches, or size to obtain gauge

Gauge
18 st and 32 rows = 4” / 10 cm in stockinette st

Finished Size
65”/ 165 cm wingspan tip to tip, 16”/ 40 cm center
back depth

Notions
Tapestry Needle

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