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Watershed

Knit Edge magazine, issue two
Knitting
January 2013
Sport / 5 ply (12 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch
US 2 - 2.75 mm
1520 yards (1390 m)
One size: 72" (183cm) wingspan / 19.5" (49.5cm) depth

I grew up in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed and after going to Earth Science camp as a kid, became a little obsessed with the idea that all land was basically a bowl. Ever since that summer I’ve liked knowing what bowl I was in—I always want to know where the water is going.

Combination Shawls have a sort of bowl-like shape, and as I began to think about streams joining rivers and flowing into bodies of water the idea for this shawl floated to the surface.

Magazine includes an extensive article detailing the shaping of Combination Shawls and giving you the tools to design your own!

Materials:

Cephalopod Yarns Bugga! (70% superwash merino, 20% cashmere, 10% nylon; 380 yds / 347m per 100g skein)

  • MC Box Jellyfish Y056; 2 skeins
  • CC Blue Ringed Octopus C20; 2 skeins 60-inch US #2 / 2.75mm circular needle, or size needed to obtain gauge 2 stitch markers; 38 stitch markers for marking repeats in the edging (optional); yarn needle; cable needle (cn)