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Moon & Stars

Knitting
May 2013
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches in double garter stitch with Size A needle, after blocking
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
900 yards (823 m)
72" wingspan, 24" height at shawl center
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Moon & Stars KAL starts on May 20.

MATERIALS
Approximately 900 yards of fingering weight wool yarn
4 skeins of Brooklyn Tweed Loft (100% American Targhee-Columbia wool; 275 yards/50g)
Photographed in color Old World

GAUGE
Working Gauge:
28 stitches & 32 rows = 4” in 5-into-5 stitch (Chart 1) with Size A/Size B needle; before blocking
24 stitches & 32 rows = 4” in 5-into-3 stitch (Chart 2) with Size A/Size B needle; before blocking
24 stitches & 48 rows = 4” in double garter stitch with Size A needle; before blocking

Finished Gauge:
18 stitches & 26 rows = 4” in 5-into-5 stitch (Chart 1) with Size A/Size B needle; after blocking
16 stitches & 26 rows = 4” in 5-into-3 stitch (Chart 2) with Size A/Size B needle; after blocking
15 stitches & 32 rows = 4” in double garter stitch with Size A needle; after blocking

NEEDLES
Size A:
One 24” long circular needle in size needle to obtain double garter stitch gauge
Suggested Size: 3¾ mm (US 5)

Size B:
One 32” long circular needle two sizes larger than Size A needle
Suggested Size: 4½ mm (US 7)

Optional (if using this option, separate Size B needle may be omitted): One 32” long circular needle with interchangeable tips, with one Size A (3¾ mm/US 5) and one Size B (4½ mm/US 7) tip attached

Note: Lace-tip needles are recommended because the sharper points make the pattern easier to work.

FINISHED DIMENSIONS
72” wingspan, 24” height at shawl center; all measurements taken from relaxed fabric after blocking

SKILL LEVEL
3 of 5