Quadratic by David O'Kelly
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August 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 42 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch (after gentle blocking)
US 6 - 4.0 mm
567 yards (518 m)
one size (140cm / 55 inches) wingspan by 63cm (25 inches) drop)
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This simple, squishy garter stitch shawl makes perfect TV/travel knitting, and has plenty of scope for playing with colour - keep it simple or mix it up. It is also great for using up scraps of leftover yarn, as the stripes require only tiny quantities.

Eden Cottage Yarns Hayton (4ply/Fingering; 80% Merino, 10% cashmere, 10% nylon; 350m/380yds per 100g skein)
Shade (MC): Steel; 2 x 100g skeins
Note the shawl uses approximately 150g (520m / 567 yds)

Eden Cottage Yarns BFL Sock (4ply/Fingering; 100% Bluefaced Leicester; 400m/436yds per 100g skein)
Shade (CC1): Rust; 1 x 20g skein
Shade (CC2): Autumn; 1 x 20g skein
Shade (CC3): Winter Sunset; 1 x 20g skein
Shade (CC4): Harvest Gold; 1 x 20g skein
Shade (CC5): Natural; 1 x 20g skein
Note the shawl uses approximately 3g (12m / 13yds) of each contrast colour