Stained by Josh Ryks-Robinsky
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October 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
6 stitches = 1 inch
in Garter Stitch. Gauge does not effect final piece.
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
950 - 1120 yards (869 - 1024 m)
Small (Large)
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Guess what?!?! It’s time for the Fall 2015 geoknittrix Mystery KAL!

I’m so excited to introduce STAINED! Stained is a shawl of fun, mystery, texture, shape, and drape that is sure to keep you entertained!

Stained uses short rows, slipped stitches, and color blocking to create a gorgeous, elegant, graphic PUNCH for your wardrobe!

It’s a great shawl with just enough tips and tricks to keep the advanced knitter interested and is perfect for any intermediate to advanced beginner ready to stretch their shawl-rizons!

The sign-ups for the shawl run from October 1st – 10th. The first clue goes out on Sunday the 11th and the next clue is released one week after until all five clues have been released.

So to recap:

  • Sign-ups run from the 1st of October through the 10th.

  • Clue #1: October 11th

  • Clue #2: October 18th

  • Clue #3: October 25th

  • Clue #4: November 1st

  • Clue #5: November 8th

Size: Small (Large)

Recommended Yarn:
Small: 2 colors of fingering weight yarn in solid, tonal, or variegated colors. Sample uses Neighborhood Fiber Co. Rustic Fingering (100% Superwash Merino) in the Shaw (A) and Belair (B) colorways.
Large: 2 colors of worsted weight yarn in solid, tonal, or variegated colors. Sample uses Miss Babs Yowza (100% Merino) in the Oyster (A) and Volcanic Eruption (B) colorways.

Yardage: Color A: 475(560) yds/ 434(512) m; Color B: 475(560) yds/ 434(512) m;

Needles: One set of 32”-47” US size 5 (9) / 3.75 (5.5) mm circular needles

Gauge: 6 (4) sts to the inch in garter stitch on US size 5 (9) / 3.75 (5.5) mm needles

Notions: stitch markers, tapestry needle, scissors

Come on over and join the geoknittrix designs group on Ravelry to join in on the conversation, ask questions, comment on other’s projects, and share yarn selections and post progress (SPOILERS! YAY!) photos! You can join the fun here!

Please don’t spoil the mystery for others and feel free to use the placeholder photo for the pattern or your yarn selections as your first project photo to keep the mystery alive! Thank you and let’s have some FUN!!

Post photos on IG with the tag “stainedmkal” !