Assawoman Bay by Corrine Walcher

Assawoman Bay

April 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Wet blocked Stockinette
US 6 - 4.0 mm
380 - 420 yards (347 - 384 m)
One size, easily adjustable.
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Assawoman Bay is the name of a body of water beside Ocean City, Maryland; Boardwalk Lights (the exclusive MDSW 2018 Colorway) refers to the Ocean City Boardwalk. It is a sideways shawlette, designed to use up most of your skein. Weigh it at the start and increase until you’re halfway through, then decrease.

Finished Size: 17x60” once blocked

Yarn: Dragonfly Fibers Djinni Sock, 80% Superwash Merino/10% Cashmere, 10% Nylon, 420 yards/4.2 ounces (Sample knit in Boardwalk Lights).

Needles: 24” circular needle size 6 US (4.00 mm), or size to obtain gauge

Gauge: 18 stitches/ 28 rows per 4 inches in wet-blocked stockinette. Gauge is not critical for this item, but it will affect drape and amount of yarn used.

This shawl is knit from one end to the other. Weigh your yarn at the beginning, knit the increase portion of the shawl until you have used half (or just a little slightly less) of the yarn, then begin decrease portion. For this purpose, a scale which measures grams is best. Sample used 112 grams. You may knit this shawl with any yarn, at any gauge. The secret remains, just weigh it!