Vantage Point by Jill Zielinski

Vantage Point

Knitting
August 2020
DK (11 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Garter Stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
885 yards (809 m)
One Size
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Vantage Point is classic top-down triangular shawl inspired by Michigan’s stunning Pictured Rocks National Shoreline. The color palette reflects three main elements seen along the shoreline. The blue represents the crisp, clear waters of Lake Superior. By contrast, the red and orange evoke visions of the copper water that bleeds from the cliffs. This quick knit uses a simple, yet interesting texture broken up with garter sections. No matter where your ‘Vantage Point’ lies, this wearable shawl is just the relaxing knit you need.


FINISHED MEASUREMENTS:
Approx 70” / 178 cm wingspan x 28” / 71 cm deep

YARN:
Nice & Knit DX Luxe (65% Superwash Merino Wool, 20% Silk, 15% Yak; 231 yd / 211 m); Seaside (MC) 2 skeins and 1 skein each of Lobster Pot (CC1) and Dockside (CC2).

Note: Approx yardage listed includes an extra 10% padding.

Or… DK weight yarn in the following amounts:
• Approx 425 yds / 386 m MC (Main Color)
• Approx 230 yds / 209 m of CC1 (Contrasting Color 1)
• Approx 230 yds / 209 m of CC2 (Contrasting Color 2)

GAUGE:
Note: Gauge for this is not critical but will affect final size
and approx yardage used.

18 sts x 32 rows = 4” in garter stitch

NEEDLES:
Size US 7 (4.5 mm) 40” / 100 cm (circ) needle (a circular needle long enough to accommodate stitches)— or size necessary
to obtain gauge

TOOLS:
Tapestry needle, 4 markers and 1 removable marker (optional)

NOTES:
• Shawl begins with a Garter Tab Cast-on, and is worked flat from the top down.
• After Set-Up Row, shawl increases by 4 sts every RS row.
• A 3-st garter stitch edging is kept throughout.