Maritana by Meghan Huber
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Maritana

Knitting
February 2016
Sport (12 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
714 - 795 yards (653 - 727 m)
70” wingspan and 35” height along spine after blocking.
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Maritana is the official shawl for the 2016 Knit North Yarn Crawl. It is a triangular shawl worked flat from top to bottom. Sections of stockinette and slip stitch patterns are worked with alternating colors to create a beautiful combination of color and texture. The shawl can be easily modified to be bigger or smaller by adding or removing repeats.

FINISHED SIZE
70” wingspan and 35” height along spine after blocking.

YARN
The Fibre Company Road to China Light (65% Alpaca/15% Silk/10%Camel/10% Cashmere, 159 yds/50g)
Color 1 (C1): Grey Pearl, 1 skein.
Color 2 (C2): Abalone, 1 skein.
Color 3 (C3): Ruby, 1 skein.
Color 4 (C4): Cobalt, 2 skeins.

NEEDLES
Size 7 (4.5mm) 32” or longer circular needles.

GAUGE
19 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches in stockinette, blocked

NOTIONS
stitch markers, tapestry needle

SKILLS USED
Casting on with backwards loop method, garter tab cast on (see Loop Yarn’s incredibly useful video for help on with this technique) working knit and purl stitches, slipping stitches, increasing and decreasing, binding off, blocking.

QUESTIONS?
Have a question or comment about this pattern? Feel free to ravmail me, email me at meghan@newenglandknitting.com, or post in the New England Knitting group.

Items made from this pattern may be sold by an individual. Items made from this pattern may not be sold by a company or corporation without permission.