Cloudscape by Meg Gadsbey

Cloudscape

by Meg Gadsbey
Knitting
March 2020
yarn held together
Fingering
+ Lace
= DK (11 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking stitch after blocked.
875 - 1531 yards (800 - 1400 m)
Small (Large): Wingspan across top edge: 53 (69) inches/135 (175) cm. Depth at widest point: 25 (36.5) inches/63.5 (93) cm.
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Cloudscape is a reversible triangular shawl worked side-to-side with i-cord edges in a soft merino silk fingering weight yarn held together with a lofty kid mohair silk lace yarn. The simple and stylish fabric of the shawl is created by alternating stocking stitch and reverse stocking stitch sections.

Finished Measurements
Size: Small (Large)
All measurements are after blocking.
Wingspan across top edge: 53 (69) inches/135 (175) cm.
Depth at widest point: 25 (36.5) inches/63.5 (93) cm.

Yarn Requirements
437 (765) yards/400 (700) metres of fingering/4 ply yarn and 437 (765) yards/400 (700) metres of lace/2 ply yarn.
Both yarns are held together throughout.

This yarn combination can be substituted with 437 (765) yards/400 (700) metres of light worsted/DK/8 ply yarn.

Small version (dark grey) was knitted in Atelier Summit Fingering (70% Superwash Merino Wool, 30% Silk; 437 yards/ 400 metres per 100 grams) in Darkest Night, 1 skein, and Rowan Kidsilk Haze Lace (70% Kid Mohair, 30% Silk; 230 Yards/210 metres per 25 grams) in 639 Anthracite, 2 balls.

Large version (light grey) was knitted in Atelier Summit Fingering (70% Superwash Merino Wool, 30% Silk; 437 yards/ 400 metres per 100 grams) in Silver Lining, 2 skeins, and Hedgehog Fibres Kidsilk Lace (70% Kid Mohair, 30% Silk; 460 yards/420 metres per 50 grams) in Crystal, 2 skeins.

Needles & Notions
9 US / 5.5 mm circular needles, 32 inches/80 cm (to accommodate the large number of stitches), or needle size to obtain gauge. Tapestry/yarn needle to weave in yarn ends.
Stitch marker (optional).

Gauge
17 sts and 20 rows per 4 inches/10 cm in stocking stitch after blocking.
Gauge is not crucial but a different gauge will alter the finished size, drape and amount of yarn required.