Sherbet Fountain Shawl by Ambah O'Brien

Sherbet Fountain Shawl

September 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 5 - 3.75 mm
810 - 814 yards (741 - 744 m)
one size
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A large, triangular shawl, perfect for wearing in multiple ways.
I have long-dreamed of creating a design in this colour combination,
which reminds me of liquorice and lemon sherbet, which in turn reminds me of the Sherbet Fountain treat of my childhood!

This shawl is a fun, fast knit, perfect for adventurous beginners. Worked from the top down, the combination of textured rows keep it interesting as it grows, with the contrast colour adding something special.

Width: 82” / 208cm Depth: 22” / 56cm

Fingering weight / 4ply
Main Colour (MC): 410yd / 375m Contrast Colour (CC): 404yd / 370m
Sample used: Dyed by Hand Yarns, Tough Stocking (75% superwash merino / 25% nylon, approx. 463 yd / 423m per 100g skein), Lemon Chiffon
Dyed by Hand Yarns, Big Blue Stock- ing (100% superwash Blue Faced Leicester, 657 yd / 600m per 150g skein), Pitch Black

US 5 / 3.75mm 32-40” / 80-100cm circular needles to hold a number of sts (shawl is worked flat)

2 Stitch markers, tapestry needle

22 sts and 44 rows = 4” / 10cm in stockinette, blocked. Gauge is not crucial for this project but variations will affect yardage and final measure- ments.

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