paperlace by Susan Gehringer


June 2015
DK (11 wpi) ?
13 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches
in pattern stitch after blocking
US 7 - 4.5 mm
460 yards (421 m)
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It’s time for summer knitting with this breezy shawl designed especially for YOTH Yarns Big Sister puppies--gorgeous limited edition gradients hand-dyed at YOTH HQ. This easy shawl can be made with or without fringe and is a perfect wrap for cool summer evenings or air-conditioned interiors.

Puppies sold out? Not to worry, create your own YOTH Yarns gradient with 4 skeins of Big Sister which will yield enough for two shawls -- make one dark-to-light and another light-to-dark or share with a friend. Wonderful gradients in the raw and fresh palettes are Cracked Pepper + Wild Rice + Poppy Seed + Sea Salt -or- Portabella + Cacao + Shiitake + Hazelnut -or- Caviar + Black Mission Fig + Saba + Oyster -or- Concord Grape + Blueberry + Blue Raspberry + Spring Water.

Finished Measurements: 72” wingspan x 24” deep (180 x 60 cm) after blocking, not including fringe
The non-fringed version using 2 full skeins of Big Sister measures 78” w x 26” d (195 x 65 cm)

Yarn: YOTH Yarns Big Sister Puppies (462 yds / 200 g)

Gauge: 13 sts & 16 rows = 4” / 10 cm in pattern stitch on US 7 (4.5 mm) needles after blocking

Notions: Tapestry needle

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