Oceanic by Lindsay Lewchuk

Oceanic

Knitting
August 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
US 3 - 3.25 mm
995 - 1100 yards (910 - 1006 m)
One Size - 75”/ 190.5cm long by 15”/ 38cm deep.
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Rising from the depths of the ocean, oxygen air bubbles bloom bursting forth to the surface. Oceanic lets you feel the gentle breezes like soft waves caressing your skin. Rich with the colors of deep waters, this shawl makes a beautiful accessory for any unique occasion.

The tech edited easy level pattern creates a rectangular shaped shawl. The pattern is fully written & fully charted with a skein change cheat sheet and stitch how-to demos. There is one uncommon stitch combination, but if you watch this first video you should be set! The second video shows the modified I-cord cast on for both right and left handed knitters.

Finished Measurements:
Blocked: 75”/ 190.5cm long by 15”/ 38cm deep.

Materials:
One 5 skein gradient set The Unique Sheep Green Sheep Cotton Bamboo Fingering shown in color “Deep Waters” 51% organic cotton/ 49% bamboo
Skein Set Total: 1100yds/ 1005m per 250g/ 8.8oz; Individual Skein Info: 200yds/ 201m per 50g/ 1.76oz
US 3/ 3.25mm long circular needles (to accommodate large cast on)
Yarn needle (for weaving in ends)

Gauge:
24 stitches and 34 rows over 4”/ 10cm in Stockinette stitch. Note: exact gauge is not critical to the design. Gauge variations may impact final size and yardage requirements.


The MKAL is over, but stay up-to-date for future social knitting adventures by joining the Knit Eco Chic group on Ravelry.

MKAL
Inspired by TheUniqueSheep’s organic cotton and bamboo fingering yarn, their “Deep Waters” colorway, World Ocean Day, and this image from Lagoon Shallows photo shoot, the design dives into the depths of ocean currents through color and texture.

Suggested skills: Cast On, Bind Off, Knit, Purl, Knit Elongated Stitches, Increase, Decrease.

Materials Required:
5 skeins (1 gradiance set of 50 gram skeins) The Unique Sheep Green Sheep Cotton - 51% combed organic cotton, 49% bamboo rayon. Check out the Pinterest board for some color suggestions!
US 3/ 3.25mm long circular needles - to accommodate the large stitch count.
Yarn needle - for weaving in ends.

MKAL Schedule
Enjoy Mondays in the Deep Blue Sea!

Now (until August 8) - Charter your boat and set sail! Pop over to the Knit Eco Chic group to talk color, yarn bases, and chit chat.

August 8 - Test your diving equipment and Dive In! - clue number 1 uploaded to your Ravelry libraries

August 15 - Oxygen tank check in the cresting waves - clue number 2 uploaded to your Ravelry libraries

August 22 - Swim through the Epipelagic Zone - clue number 3 uploaded to your Ravelry libraries

August 29 - Continue down through the Mesopelagic Zone - clue number 4 uploaded to your Ravelry libraries

September 5 - Sink through Bathypelagic Zone and discover the unique aquatic life that dwell far below the surface - clue number 5 (final clue) uploaded to your Ravelry libraries

September 12 - Add extra oxygen to your scuba device so those diverted by the curious aquatic life may catch up.

September 15 - In the Abyssopelagic Zone take a stroll across the Ocean floor - the FO thread opens (unless you swim to the depths and finish early)

September 19 - Pause for photos and applause in the Abyssopelagic Zone - FO thread closes

September 20 - Slowly surface after your adventure through the Deep Waters with your completed Oceanic shawl in hand! Prize(s) awarded based on random select.