Stripanan by Bristol Ivy


February 2013
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1100 yards (1006 m)
Left leg of triangle 43” [109 cm], right leg of triangle 60” [152.5 cm], hypotenuse 66” [167.5 cm]
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Proto-Germanic root of “stripe”.

An asymmetrical sideways shawl with lace edging in Brooklyn Tweed Loft in Foothills and Pumpernickel.

Finished Measurements:
Left leg of triangle 43” 109 cm, right leg of triangle 60” 152.5 cm, hypotenuse 66” 167.5 cm

Loft by Brooklyn Tweed (100% Targhee-Columbia wool; 275 yds 251 m / 50 g)
Main Color (MC): Foothills—2 skeins
Contrast Color (CC): Pumpernickel—2 skeins
Or 550 yards of fingering weight yarn in MC and CC each

One 32” or 40” circular needle (circ) in size US 5 3.75mm
Or size needed to obtain gauge
Note: body of shawl is worked flat; circular needle is suggested to accommodate large number of stitches

24 sts and 38 rows = 4” 10 cm in stockinette stitch

Skills needed: knitting flat, increasing, decreasing, working lace on both RS and WS, picking up and knitting.