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Phi

The Knitting Vortex
Knitting
August 2013
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 42 rows = 4 inches in garter stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
650 - 670 yards (594 - 613 m)
one size; approximately 90" on longest side and 16" deep
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The Golden Ratio, or Phi, represents harmony in nature, art and mathematics, and embodies the human perception of beauty. This asymmetric shawl harmoniously blends two colors to the Golden Mean, and then back again, using the Fibonacci sequence to determine the width of the stripes and their relation one to the next … All knitting, always pleasing, with a graphic , and harmonious result.

Techniques & Skills Used: increasing/decreasing, knit.

Size: 90” on longest side and 16” deep.

Yarn: Malabrigo Yarn Finito (100% merino; 200 yards/50g; 2 skeins MC and 2 skeins CC. Shown in Plomo (MC) and Mostaza (CC), and using about 370 and 300 yards respectively.
The yardage requirements ratio of MC to CC is approximately 1.25 : 1
– make sure you have about 80% as much CC as MC to complete the sequence.

Other Materials: US 5 (3.75mm) 32” circular needle, or size to match gauge; Yarn needle.

Gauge: 21 st and 42 rows/4” in garter stitch, after gentle blocking. Gauge is not critical for this project, however a different gauge may result in a smaller or larger finished shawl, and different yardage requirements.

Thank you to my lovely test knitters, and to my wonderful tech editor Kate Vanover.

For questions, or to show off your shawl, visit my Ravelry group The Knitting Vortex.