Raindrops is a crescent shawl knit from the top down. Little purl bumps turn into yarn overs. Each subsequent yarn over gets a little larger and is meant to depict a raindrop falling and getting larger and larger as it hits more raindrops in its journey down to the ground. Raindrops is knitted from the top down.
Fingering Weight Shawl
Yardage: 420 yards/385 meters = 115g/4oz of fingering weight yarn
Sample knit out of Tanis Fiber Art Blue Label Fingering Weight, colorway: Shadow (420 yards/385 meters; 80% superwash merino, 20% nylon) - 1 skein
DK Weight Shawl
Yardage: 450 yards/ 410 meters = 200g/7oz dk weight yarn
Sample knit out of Ancient Arts Fibre Crafts DK, colorway: A Midnight Clear (225yds/205m; 70% superwash merino, 20% cashmere, 10% nylon per skein) - 2 skeins
Fingering Weight Shawl: 6 sts/7 rows over St st = 1″ on US #4/3.5mm needles (or size needed to obtain gauge)
DK Weight Shawl: 4.5 sts/6 rows over St st = 1″ on US #7/4.5mm needles (or size needed to obtain gauge)
Fingering Weight Shawl: US 4 (3.5mm) 32-inch circular
DK Weight Shawl: US 7 (4.5mm) 32-inch circular
Many thanks to Alecia Wall for such lovely photography and brownieknits for fantastic tech editing.
This pattern is available for $1.99 through the month of April, 2016. After that it will be available for $4.