Shockwave by Josh Ryks-Robinsky


May 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
6 stitches = 1 inch
in Garter stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
600 yards (549 m)
One Size
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Using mini-skeins and a complimentary full skein, Shockwave is a perfect shawl to showcase an amazing mini-skein collection and wear it in style! From the simple garter stitch stripes to the mini monster border at the end, Shockwave is sure to make your yarn shine and give you some rockin’ lines to boot!

Size: Sample as shown measures 19 inches (48.3 cm) from the top edge to the center point and 64 inches (162.6 cm) along the top edge. Size will vary due to individual gauge, yarns used, and blocking preferences.

Recommended yarn: One color of fingering weight yarn in semi-solid/tonal as MC. Nine mini-skeins to accompany the main color.

Sample uses one skein Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light (100% SW Merino Wool; 420 yd/384 m per skein) in the Thunderstorm color way and Gnome Acres Avengers Mini-Skein Set (75% SW Merino/ 25% Nylon; 20 yd/18 m per skein; 9 per set)

Yardage: MC: 420 yd/ 384 m; C1-9: Nine 20 yd/ 18 m per mini-skein – 180 yd / 162 m in total

Needles: One 32” US size 5 / 3.75 mm circular needle

Gauge: 6 sts to the inch in garter stitch on US size 5 / 3.75 mm needles

Notions: stitch markers, tapestry needle, scissors