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Nardini

Helen Bingham Designs
Knitting
January 2013
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
16 stitches = 4 inches in Stockinette Stitch
US 9 - 5.5 mm
6.0 mm (J)
1300 - 1500 yards (1189 - 1372 m)
One Size Fits Most
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This pattern is now available for purchase in one downloadable PDF.

“Nardini” is the name of a Mystery Shawl Knit Along that took place in Feb 2013. The pattern is now available for download (it is a 10 page pattern).

Here are the materials needed:
Main Color = 900 yards
Contrast Color = 400 yards
US 9 double pointed needles
US 9 16” circular
US 9 40” circular
Size J crochet hook (for the cast on ONLY)
Stitch Markers

Here are the techniques used:
Emily Orcher’s Cast On Method
Knitting, Purling
A Bit of Lace (easy with purl rows in between the lace rows)
Circular and Straight Knitting
No Kitchener Stitch
Simple Increase and Decrease Technique
Short Rows

Hints:
This is a five week KAL with a new clue given each Friday.
This is based on the The Cosmic Teleidoscope Vest.
There will not be more than 308 sts on your needles.
There will only be 20 sts to cast off.

Options:
~Use heavier yarn for a larger shawl.
~If you use heavier yarn, say a DK then bump up your needle size to a 10 or 10.5
~My Nardini uses sock weight yarn.
~My new Nardini that I do with all of you will use Dk or Worsted Yarn just to see how it looks at the end.
~You could use more than two colors
~You could use a yarn that stripes (MC) and a solid yarn (CC).

The last clue will be given on March 1st. Please start a project page linked to this KAL since there will be winner(s) announced March 8th. However, you can’t win a prize without a project page. What are the prizes? It is a surprise for now. The last KAL I hosted there was a winner EVERY week and more than 4 grand prizes given at the end. Hope you join in! You can stay connected to the KAL by following along with our group: Helen Bingham Designs