Vox Populi by Erika Wine

Vox Populi

Knitting
December 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
450 yards (411 m)
One Size 66” (165 cm) across the wingspan; 20” (50 cm) deep
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This pattern is available for free.

Vox Populi, which means ‘the voice of the people’, is a triangular shawl, worked from the wingspan down. It begins with a garter tab cast on and increases are worked on both the right and wrong side of the shawl. This shawl uses two colors, alternated every four rows throughout the body of the shawl, with the non-working yarn carried up the side. A wide band of garter stitch gives this shawl a nice, squishy edge.

Pattern includes both written and charted instructions.

Size:
One size

Finished Measurements:
66” (165 cm) across the wingspan; 20” (50 cm) deep

Yarn:
Approximately 450 yds (412 m) of Fingering-Weight Yarn; 300 yds (275 m) for MC and 150 yds (137 m) for CC
• Pictured: Northbound Knitting Superwash Merino Fingering 100% Superwash Merino Wool; 400 yds (366m)/100g (3.53oz); Shown in Colorway ‘Midnight’ (MC) and ‘Nectar’ (CC).

Needles:
US Size 6 (4 mm) Circular Needle, 32” cable length recommended – or size needed to obtain gauge.
US Size 8 (5mm) Needle for stretchy bind off (optional)

Notions:
4 Stitch Markers
Removable Stitch Marker (optional)
Tapestry Needle

Gauge:
24 stitches per 4 inches (10 cm) in garter stitch, unblocked (gauge is not crucial to this project, but will affect yarn requirements and finished measurements)