Verandah by Meg Gadsbey
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Verandah

Knitting
June 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
in Garter Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
874 - 1032 yards (799 - 944 m)
Medium & Large - Wingspan: 63 (72.5) inches / 160 (184) cm, Depth: 28 (30) inches / 71 (76) cm.
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Verandah is a warm and comforting hug of a shawl. Relaxing garter stitch, along with slipped stitch colourwork, work together to create visual interest, texture, and a soft fabric that drapes well. The shawl is a top-down triangular shape. Yarn over increases are used at the top edges and the centre spine to increase the size of the shawl.

Verandah was designed using White Gum Wool Ethical Superfine Merino 4 ply - a velvety-soft Australian fingering yarn from Tasmania. Visit the White Gum Wool website: HERE

Available in two sizes - just choose two pretty colours and cast on!

Yarn
White Gum Wool Ethical Superfine Merino 4 ply, (100% Merino Wool; 516 yards/472 metres per 3.5 oz/100 grams). Sample shown (main photo) is the large size in Grey Gum (Colour A), 1 ball, Silver Wattle (Colour B), 1 ball.

Medium Shawl: 437 yards/400 metres each Colour A and Colour B fingering weight yarn (874 yards/800 metres total).

Large Shawl: 516 yards/472 metres each Colour A and Colour B fingering weight yarn (1032 yards/944 metres total).

Finished Measurements (after blocking)
Wingspan (across top of shawl): 63 (72.5) inches; 160 (184) cm.
Depth (down the middle/spine): 28 (30) inches; 71 (76) cm.

Needles & Notions
US 6/4mm circular needle, 32 inches/80cm or longer (to accommodate the large number of stitches); Stitch markers; Yarn needle (or crochet hook) to weave in yarn ends.