Nefelibata by Amanda B Collins


July 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Garter stitch (blocked)
US 6 - 4.0 mm
820 - 875 yards (750 - 800 m)
One Size: approx 165cm / 65in by 76cm / 30in
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Like sunbeams through a cloudy sky, Nefilibata brings to mind those dappled patches of light, and is perfect to wear on the type of day it so affectionately resembles.

Yarn: Old Maiden Aunt Superwash Merino / Cashmere / Nylon 4-ply
(fingering; 80% Merino, 10% cashmere, 10% nylon; 400m / 366yd per 100g skein). MC: Buttermint CC: Greige.

4mm / US 6 circular needle 80cm / 32in length Tapestry needle for weaving in ends

Always use the needle size that enables you to match the specified gauge.
20 stitches and 30 rows over 10cm / 4in of garter stitch worked flat and blocked, using 4mm/ US 6 needles

This shawl is knit from one edge, using short rows to shape into a quarter circle. It is composed of several different sections, which can be re-ordered, added to or left out as desired. All start and end with the same number of stitches. Colour specified in pattern reflects the sample shown, but feel free to use several different colours as you progress through the sections.