WonderWood by Rahymah
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WonderWood

by Rahymah
Knitting
December 2016
Sport (12 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch (MC)
US 6 - 4.0 mm
3.5 mm (E)
656 yards (600 m)
one size and adjustable
This pattern is available for €4.50.

Because of different reasons I am pausing my business. This means that until further notice all my self published designs with costs are set on inactive to prevent financial flow. They will be available again when I can re-open my business. If you would like to have a pattern, feel free to look at the “WISHLIST” bundle in my personal Ravelry favourites. If there are patterns in it, you can inbox me for a gifted pattern swap. : ) All free patterns are still available and I plan to add some in the near future.

WonderWood is a crescent shaped shawl with center increases, lace on the border, optional garter or stockinette body and tasseIs on the tips.
I love the yarn combination in this Wonderland Yarns Kit. After blocking, the Mad Hatter is so soft and cozy around the neck in a chilly breeze, while the Unicorn adds lustre and sparkle that reminded me of fireflies and floating, fluffy seeds catching the sunrays. The teal greens of Colourway #6 are literally screaming for blossoms and foliage. This is how the WonderWood Shawl took shape in my mind, inspired by those deep, mysterious forests with their clearings, sounds, smells, and fireflies.

Tested and tech edited, WonderWood provides written insructions and charts for a garter stitch and a stockinette body version (If you work a true crescent, please use the chart of the garter version for your border.), a schematic, and three suggestions for beading on the border (charted only).
For measurements please see the last picture (teal garter stitch sample, light brown stockinette sample).

Yarn Requirements:
Opposites Attract Kit by Frabjous Fibers/Wonderland Hand Dyed
Yarns or two contrasting sport weight skeins of your choice (contrast in colour and/or in texture), MC 315 m (344 yd) and CC 283 m (310 yd).
I made my stockinette sample a bit smaller with approx. MC 152 m / 166.0 yd and CC 225 m / 246 yd.

Gauge: 22 sts and 48 rows in 10 cm / 4 in (in Garter Stitch in MC
with needle size 4.0 mm / US 6 unblocked) or size to obtain gauge
I’m knitting very tight and used up every bit of my Frabjous Fibers skeins. Please swatch to make sure you get the gauge or go down with your needle size.

Notions:

  • Circular needle size 4.0 mm / US 6
  • 1 stitch marker for the center stitch
  • Crochet hook 3.5 mm (E) for bind off and 0.6 mm if you want to add beads (size 6/0, for placement suggestions see Page 6)
  • Tapestry needle to weave in the ends