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Skywave

Mia Rinde
Knitting
March 2013
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches = 4 inches in stockinette
US 6 - 4.0 mm
400 - 500 yards (366 - 457 m)
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As radio waves bounce off the ionosphere and return to Earth, a skywave layer envelopes the planet.

Skywave requires approximately 400 meters of fingering weight yarn. The shawl can be enlarged by adding additional repeats. Use needle size that gives you a nice lacy effect. You may find a cable needle and stitch markers useful.

Purple shawl used 2 skeins Malabrigo Sock in Eggplant 100% Merino, 440 yd/402 m per 100g on 4 mm (US 6) needles. Blocked size is 130 x 42 cm (51 x 16 inches). Gauge 18 stitches = 10 cm in stockinette.

Pink shawl used 1 skein Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light in Fragrant 100% merino, 420 yd/384 m per 100g on 4 mm (US 6) needles. Blocked size is 120 x 35 cm (47 x 14 inches). Gauge 20 stitches = 10 cm in stockinette.