Rock Island by Jared Flood
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Rock Island

Knitting
April 2011
Lace ?
16 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch, after blocking
US 6 - 4.0 mm
680 yards (622 m)
68" [172.5 cm] wingspan, 31" [78.5] height
This pattern is available for $8.00 USD
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Errata available: brooklyntweed.com

Note: If you have previously purchased a digital version of Rock Island, you will be gifted the updated version on the launch of the Vale yarn line, 5/17/17.

A ribbon of zigzag lace with a yarnover selvedge forms the foundation for this pretty triangular shawl. Stitches picked up from the yarnovers take a few steadying ridges of garter stitch while decreases are established at the edges and spine, then begin to intermingle in a traditional two-sided lace pattern before relaxing into an ever-diminishing field of garter. This perfect balance of focused effort and straightforward plain knitting has made Rock Island an enduring favorite in the Brooklyn Tweed archives.

Yardage

680 total yards of laceweight wool yarn

Yarn

2 skeins Brooklyn Tweed Vale (100% American Rambouillet wool; 450 yards/50 grams)
Photographed in color Thaw

Gauge

16 stitches & 30 rows = 4″ in garter stitch, after blocking

Needles

One 32” circular needle in size needed to obtain gauge listed
Suggested Size: 4½ mm (US 7)

Finished Dimensions

68” wingspan 172.5 cm & 31” 78.5 cm height at center spine
Measurements taken from relaxed fabric after blocking

Tutorials for all special techniques listed below are included in the pattern:
Kitchener Stitch (Grafting)

Skill Level

4 out of 5

TRANSLATIONS AVAILABLE:
A Dutch Translation is available: click on the pattern download button on the top right of this page and you will have the option of downloading an alternative Dutch Version

A French Translation is available: click on the pattern download button on the top right of this page and you will have the option of downloading an alternative French Version
Translated by Sophie Oudry-Braillon

A Japanese Translation is available: click on the pattern download button on the top right of this page and you will have the option of downloading an alternative Japanese Version
Translated by Meri Tanaka

A German Translation is available: click on the pattern download button on the top right of this page and you will have the option of downloading an alternative German Version
Translated by Martina Hecht

Please note: the stitch patterns in this shawl are charted only.