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Tidal

Knitting
August 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
6 stitches = 1 inch
in Garter Stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
800 - 820 yards (732 - 750 m)
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Tidal is the fourth in a series of “self-striping yarn that is not socks” experiment I’ve been working on! It uses short-rowing and eyelets to make the lines really pop and stand out!

Tidal is a asymmetrical, half-circle shawl that uses a skein of self-striping to do all the color work, while the solid makes a great background to pop that special skein off of!


Size: 90 in/229 cm along the top edge from tip to tip X 18 in/45 cm along the center point at the widest part of the shawl. Shawl size may vary, depending on individual knitter’s gauge, yarns used, and blocking preferences.


Recommended yarn: A skein of a complementary semi-solid/tonal/solid fingering weight for Main color (MC) and a Self-Striping or variegated fingering weight yarn for Contrast color (CC).

Sample Used: Biscotte and Cie Bis Sock (85% Merino/15% Nylon; 435 yd/398 m) in the color ways Vert (MC) and Constantinople (CC).


Yardage: MC: 400-420 yds/ 384 m; CC: 400 yds/ 365 m


Needles: One set of 32 inches or greater US size 5/3.75 mm circular needles.


Gauge: 6 sts to the inch in garter stitch on a US size 5/3.75 m needle


Notions: scissors, tapestry needle.


Pattern is available in both regular and large print versions! Both are included with the download!


Many, MANY Thanks to my amazing testers: Ellen, Jason, Nadine, Rebecca, Jeanette, Julia, Mackenzie, Lisa, Christine, Gaby, and Kate!