Chained Arrows
June 15, 2014
June 21, 2014

Chained Arrows

Project info
Chained Arrows by Tiziana Sammuri
Test knit for Tiziana Sammuri
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Needles & yarn
US 7 - 4.5 mm
Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Sport
4.56 skeins = 624.7 yards (571.2 meters), 228 grams
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Finished size: 58” wide x 22” long.

160 rows/425 stitches.

6 days to knit.

6/15/14: Part A, rows 1-35 (141 sts)

6/16/14: Part A, rows 36-50 (157 sts)

6/17/14: Part A, rows 51-78 (247 sts)

6/18/14: Part B, rows 79-130; Part C, rows 79-98

6/19/14: Part C, rows 99-130; Part D, rows 131-136 (363 sts)

6/20/14: Part D, rows 137-160 (425 sts)

This is the first shawl I’ve knit in natural fiber sport weight yarn. I loved knitting this pattern. It was actually pretty easy, once I got going. As usual, Tiziana’s directions were excellent and detailed. The German short rows blended right into the pattern, but I was glad I put a marker in each turned stitch so I knew where they were when knitting across the whole row (row 131). It’s not necessary, but it sure made row 131 a lot easier.

My bind-off, although not done tightly, probably should have been done with a needle that was a couple sizes larger than the shawl. The edge didn’t have much stretch so when it was laid flat for blocking, the neckline didn’t curve the way it should have. And the scallops on the edge aren’t as pointy as they should have been because I couldn’t pull them down anymore than that. The difference can be seen if you look at the designer’s original photos (and also some of the other testers). (These won’t be accessible until the pattern goes live.) So if you like the soft, curved scallops on the edge of mine and a more straight-across neckline, bind off with the same needle size as you used in the shawl. But if you like Tiziana’s and some of the others, you might want to try going up a couple needle sizes.

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  • Project created: June 16, 2014
  • Finished: June 22, 2014
  • Updated: November 2, 2014
  • Progress updates: 3 updates