Stones and Tides by yellowcosmo
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Stones and Tides

Knitting
March 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch after blocking
US 5 - 3.75 mm
435 yards (398 m)
One Size
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Crescent shaped shawl accented with felted rocks.

Finished Size:
One size
94” wide x 16 182” tall / 239 cm x 42 cm

Yarn:
Fingering Weight yarn.

  • Yarn A - 435 yards / 398 meters
  • Yarn B - 300 yards / 275 meters
  • Yarn for felting rocks - felt-able yarn, about 3-5 yards for each rock, plus 1 yard in contrast colors

Gauge
15 sts x 34 rows = 4” x 4” / 10 cm x 10 cm in stockinette stitch after blocking.
Note: different yarns stretch differently. The gauge given is based on recommended yarn and semi-aggressive blocking. Gauge is not critical in shawls unless exact measurements are desired. If you cannot achieve the pattern gauge, block your swatch and see if the resulting airy/dense fabric works for you. Change to larger or smaller needle size to change the fabric density to your liking.

Construction:

  • Knitted from top edge towards bottom
  • Felting rocks using yarn (or fiber) and added onto the shawl as you work the section.

Skills required:

  • Make increases and decreases
  • Work short rows

Instruction:

  • Instruction for the overall shawl
  • Illustrated instruction for felting rocks using strands of felt-able (non-superwash) yarn.
  • Illustrated instruction for attaching rocks.
  • Also, video tutorial links for making and attaching felted rocks.
  • Modification for not including rocks is also included.

pattern tech edited by Ashley Knowlton.