Cirrostratus Shawl by Beth Michon
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Cirrostratus Shawl

Knitting
June 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 33 rows = 4 inches
in Dot stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
766 - 798 yards (700 - 730 m)
One Size
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Cirrostratus is a textured, light shawl, named after thin, hazy, high level cloud that forms at high altitude in blanket-like layers. These ethereal clouds often produce a halo effect around the sun or moon.

Two interchanging stitch patterns create interesting textured layers, holding interest from start to finish. Slipped stitches add depth and loftiness.

Suggested yarn: Sample shown uses two skeins of Eden Cottage Yarn in Hayton 4ply in colourway Apricot Tulip (380yds/350m, 80% merino/10% cashmere/10% nylon, 100gms) or approx. 760yds/700m in fingering weight yarn.

Needles:
3.5mm (US 4)
4.0mm (US 6)

Gauge
23 sts and 33 rows per 4 inch in dot stitch pattern with smaller needles
21 sts and 64 row per 4 inch in slipped stitch pattern with larger needles

Finished measurements:
Wingspan 90 inches / 228cm
Depth 15.5 inches / 39cm