Nix by Brandy Velten
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Nix

Knitting
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
715 - 800 yards (654 - 732 m)
77" / 196 cm along top edge by 18" / 46 cm at longest point
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Named for the author of one of my favorite fantasy novels, Sabriel by Garth Nix, Nix is an asymmetrical triangle shawl that features panels of squishy and satisfying garter stitch stripes and bold, colorful pops of lace that grow in width as the shawl increases in size. Lace is provided in charted form only. Nix is a great project to play with fun and unique color combinations. The possibilities are endless.


Materials

  • US 5 / 3.75 mm 24” / 60 cm circular needles
  • tapestry needle

Yarn

1 skein each of Miss Bab’s Yummy 2-ply (100% Super- wash merino wool, 400 yd / 365 m per 4 oz / 115 g) in Lycan (MC), Oyster (CC1), and Spicy Papaya (CC2) or approximately 275 yds / 251 m MC, 110 yds / 100 m CC1, and 330 yds / 302 m CC2 of comparable fingering weight yarn.

Gauge

22 sts x 40 rows = 4” / 10 cm in garter stitch.
Note: Gauge is not essential for this project, however it will affect the final measurements and yarn requirements.

Sizes

77” / 196 cm along top edge by 18” / 46 cm at longest point.

Pattern Difficulty

3 out of 5

Skills Required

knit, purl, basic increasing and decreasing, yarn over, lace knitting from charts only

For more information, see: http://brandyvdesigns.com