Rust Never Sleeps by Leila Raven

Rust Never Sleeps

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Knitting
August 2016
Sport (12 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in diagonal moss stitch, blocked
US 7 - 4.5 mm
670 yards (613 m)
One Size: 68" across, 24" deep at center spine
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The idea for this shawl came about by letting the yarn tell me what it wants to be. Killington has a gorgeous sheen with killer stitch definition and gives an almost chiseled appearance to the soft fabric. It begged to be worked in my favorites—textured and botanical motifs.

Triangle begins at the center neck with a garter stitch tab, increasing every right-side row by 4 stitches and every wrong-side row by 2 stitches.

The main body features alternating bands of diagonal moss stitch and leaf motifs, followed by a simple ribbed border.

The leaf motif is created using a 3-from-1 stitch completed by working decreases on wrong-side rows.

Pattern is provided both in charted and written format.

Yarn
Miss Babs Killington (85% Wool, 15% Silk; 700 yards/8 oz/227 grams), 1 skein, shown in Paprika.
Or 670 yards/613 meters sport weight yarn

Needles
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4”/10 cm square in Diagonal moss stitch, lightly blocked

Gauge
US 7 4.5mm circular needle, 32”/60 cm or longer

Notions
Stitch markers, Tapestry needle

Finished Sizes
68”/173 cm wide along top edge by 24”/61 cm long at center spine