color my stripes by Lori Versaci

color my stripes

June 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1025 - 1675 yards (937 - 1532 m)
Small (Large)
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WINGSPAN: 72 (97)“/183 (246.5)cm
DEPTH (at widest point): 15 ½ (20)”/39 (51)cm

Shawl is worked sideways from tip-to-end in garter st, with incs/decs along the edges to create a biased triangle shape.

Fingering weight yarn:

  • For Small: Shown in Crave Linea 90% superwash merino wool, 10% cashmere; 390 yds/100g per skein.

Approx 400 yds/450m MC and 5 x 125 yds/150m for CC stripes.

  • For Large: Shown in Jill Draper Makes Stuff Esopus 100% American-grown and spun superwash merino wool; 500 yds/4 oz per skein.

Approx 850 yds/1050m MC and 5 x 175 yds/200m for CC stripes.

24 sts and 48 rows = 4”/10cm in garter st, after blocking.
While exact gauge is not critical, variation in gauge will alter final measurements.

Size 4 US (3.5mm) 32”/80cm circular needle or size needed to obtain gauge