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Kink's Big Sister

Knitting
August 2010
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch worked in rows
US 8 - 5.0 mm
375 - 450 yards (343 - 411 m)
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Shortly after the publication of my Kink neckwarmer in Knitty (First Fall 2010), I went on a sock-yarn, mini-shawl spree. Sock yarn is so pretty, decadent and efficient (a single 100g skein is usually enough for a nice little shawl). Unfortunately, on more than one occasion I ran out of yarn before the shawl was done. After yet another desperate search for just 3 yards of yarn to finish binding off (Sandy Griffin I love you!!!) I’d had enough. I wanted a pattern that would allow me to use a full skein of yarn without going over. I realized that with some adjustments Kink would be perfect for this. I tweaked the pattern and was thrilled with the results. Finally, a sock yarn shawl pattern that won’t leave you hanging at the end of the skein!