Transverse by Claudia Eisenkolb
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Transverse

Knitting
February 2017
Light Fingering ?
24 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches
in Ridge Pattern
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1312 yards (1200 m)
one size; 35 cm/ 17 3/4" width, 210 cm/82 3/4" length
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Transverse is a rectangle shaped shawl worked in two colors, each in a different direction. Thanks to a ridge pattern and its seamless construction, this shawl is fully reversible.

Directions are written for fingering weight yarn, but the shawl can easily be knit with any yarn and any yardage.
Percentage of yardage required for each section is provided. Because of the construction and yardage given, the shawl can also be knit with more than 2 colors in order to use half skeins that are left over from other projects.

Size
35 cm/17¾” width, 210 cm/82¾” length

Yardage
2 skeins Madelinetosh Euro Sock or approx. 800 meters/880 yards fingering weight yarn in C1 for sections 1, 3 and 5; 1 skein Madelinetosh Euro Sock or approx. 400 meters/440 yards fingering weight yarn in C2 for sections 2 and 4

Sample shown in colorways C1: Mid Century and C2: Farmhouse White.

Everybody knits differently, therefore yardage is an estimate.

Gauge
24 sts x 48 rows = 10 cm/4”, in ridge pattern with needle 3.75 mm/US 5 before washing and blocking
16 sts x 32 rows = 10 cm/4”, in ridge pattern with needle 3.75 mm/US 5 after washing and blocking

A different gauge will affect size and yardage needed.

Needles
3.75 mm/US 5 circular needle 80 cm/36” or longer
or needle size to obtain gauge

Notions
tapestry needle

Required Techniques
Knit and purl stitches, sl2wyif,
increases: M1L, M1LP, M1R, M1Rp;
decreases: k2tog, k3tog, ssk.
Short rows: wrap and turn.

Skill level
Intermediate

Pattern has been test knitted.