Rooftop by Suvi Simola
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Rooftop

Knitting
March 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches
in Garter stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
670 yards (613 m)
One size, 65” / 165 cm wide, measured across top edge, 12 1⁄2” / 32 cm deep
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Rooftop is an eyecatching triangle-shaped shawl with short row pattern.
It’s worked in one piece from cast on to bind off. No need for intarsia or picking up stitches, only the magic of short rows. The shawl is also nearly symmetrical, which makes it easy to wear.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
65” / 165 cm wide, measured across top edge
12 ½” / 32 cm deep

YARN
Fingering-weight yarn, approximately:
460 yds / 421 m MC
100 yds / 91 m CC1
110 yds / 101 m CC2

Shown in Madelinetosh Twist Light (420 yds / 384 m per 100 g skein, 75 % merino wool, 25 % nylon), Leopard as MC, Aura as CC1
and
Hedgehog Fibres Sock Yarn (437 yds / 400 m per 100 g skein, 90 % superwash merino, 10 % nylon),
Jelly as CC2

NEEDLES
size US 4 / 3.5 mm circular needle

NOTIONS
1 stitch marker
row counter
tapestry needle to weave in the yarn ends

GAUGE
21 sts and 48 rows in Garter stitch = 4” / 10 cm
Gauge is not crucial for this project but will affect the amount of yarn used and the final size of the shawl.