Strade by Marc Smollin


February 2014
DK (11 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 56 rows = 4 inches
in Linen Stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1000 - 1100 yards (914 - 1006 m)
one size, different sizes can be achieved by substituting different weight yarns or by working more or less pattern repeats
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Strade, Italian for roads, is a colorful top-down shawl using slip-stitch colorwork, two striping short-row garter wedges, and a garter border. Highways break up each section, creating a spectacular mosaic piece that is flattering and functional.

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Finished Size: 16 in/ 40 cm from CO to BO along center stitch
92 in/ 233 cm wingspan along CO edge stitches
(measurements taken after blocking)

Yardage: Color A: 185 yds/ 170 m, Color B: 170 yds/ 155 m, Color C: 135 yds/ 125 m, Color D: 135 yds/ 125 m, Color E: 60 yds/ 55 m, Color F: 155 yds/ 140m, Color G: 260 yds/ 240 m