Voltage by Sue Stratford

Voltage

Knitting
September 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
40 stitches and 46 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
656 - 766 yards (600 - 700 m)
one size
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The Voltage shawl is worked entirely in garter stitch.
There is an i-cord all around the shawl so you start with an i-cord cast on, continue using an applied i-cord and finish with an i-cord cast off. The bias shaping of the shawl is created by using increases and decreases on each colour onevery right-side row.

This shawl is an ideal pattern for using up some spare yarn for the two contrast colours.

Materials:
‘Wriggle’ 4ply 100% Merino Singles by Skein Queen (365m 399 yds per 100g skein)

Colour A - Neon Kiwi - 365m (399 yds)
Colour B - 182m (199 yds)
Colour C - Charcoal - 130m (142 yds)

Needles:
One circular (circ) in size 4mm / UK 8 / US 6, in length 80cm / 32”

Tension:
20 stitches and 46 rows over 10 cm worked in Garter Stitch pattern. Measured after blocking and on the diagonal
(Please check your tension before starting and adjust needle size if necessary)

Notions: 2 stitch markers, darning needle

Techniques:
Cast on (which ever method you prefer), increasing and decreasing, applied i-cord, i-cord cast off.