This Shawl is Made of Lightning by Xandy Peters

This Shawl is Made of Lightning

August 2015
Lace ?
20 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
800 - 1600 yards (732 - 1463 m)
20" x 72" (51 x 183 cm)
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An any season scarf knit in the shape of a lightning bolt. Combining neon yarn with a speckled color can have a shocking result. If you do not want to hold 2 yarns together, substitute with a DK or Sport weight yarn for a single stranded version, or even double up on a fingering weight yarn for a heavy weight, warmer winter scarf.

Yarn: 2 skeins Madelinetosh Prairie, 840 yards (768 m) Shown in colors Optic and Edison Bulb held at once.
Substitute with one strand of DK weight yarn (800 yards)

Needles: Size 8 (5mm) 32˝ circular needles, or size needed to obtain drapey fabric.

Gauge: 20 sts and 34 rows in garter stitch = 4 x 4˝ (10 x 10 cm) square.

Other Materials: Sewing needle, pins, blocking surface.