The Seventh Son by Christopher Salas

The Seventh Son

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Knitting
August 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Garter Stitch, blocked.
US 4 - 3.5 mm
900 - 1100 yards (823 - 1006 m)
One Size.
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THE SEVENTH SON is a fun knit for all skill levels. Using three colors, a garter stitch triangle is knit with pops of color striping. It continues to grow from the live stitches, as well as the edge to create a mosaic border in two colors. To show off the shawl on the streets, fringe can be added along the edge for a bohemian look. Since the body of the shawl is worked from side to side, the result is an asymmetrical shawl, while maintaining a symmetrical look in the border. Let your color creativity flow from your stash, to your needles, and on your shoulders!

MATERIALS:
Three skeins of MJ Yarns Red Label One Ewe (100% Superwash Merino. 380 yards.)
• Color A: Black Diamond (370 yards used.)
• Color B: Sardonyx (320 yards used.)
• Color C: Amethyst (320 yards used, including fringe.)
US 4 47” circular needle
Stitch Marker
Tapestry Needle
Gauge: about 20 sts and 30 rows every 4”.

GAUGE AND MEASUREMENTS:
72” in wingspan and 28” from top to deepest point.

Gauge not critical for this project.

PATTERN NOTES: Read the entire pattern before casting on to familiarize yourself with this project. Gauge is not critical for fit, but it is critical for yardage, especially if you are using the recommended yarn.