Love Potion No. IX by m1 Designs

Love Potion No. IX

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Knitting
June 2014
Light Fingering ?
23 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in Garter Stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
990 - 1000 yards (905 - 914 m)
Wingspan (tip to tip): 60" / 152.5cm; Depth (at center): 34" / 86cm
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She is reminded of their wedding day 25 years ago. She decides to knit a shawl in three colors. Black for him, white for her, and red for the love they share.

Size:
Wingspan (tip to tip): 60” / 152.5cm;
Depth (at center): 34” / 86cm

Materials
Yarn:

Malabrigo Sock (Pure Superwash Merino Wool; 3.5oz, 440 yds per skein), or any fingering weight yarn, 3 colors, 989 yds total
Approximate yardage:
MC (boticelli red) - 410 yds
CC1 (black) - 337 yds
CC2 (natural) - 242 yds
I recommend that you add an additional 50 yards to the actual yardage used as some knitters have run short.
Please note that the yarn used is a light fingering weight. Substituting a fingering (4-ply) yarn will likely require more yardage.

Needles:
US 4 / 3.50mm circular, 32” / 80cm or longer
US 4 / 3.50mm DPNs (optional)
Adjust needle size as needed to obtain gauge.

Gauge:
22 sts and 32 rows = 4” / 10cm in garter stitch

Supplies: stitch markers, rust-proof pins for blocking, crochet hook

Skill Level: Intermediate
Basic knitting skills, garter stitch, simple color changes, picking up stitches

Errata:
Version 2 has been uploaded on June 15th, 2014. This update reflects the change to sec. 2 and schematic.