Colour Crests by Tabetha Hedrick

Colour Crests

by Tabetha Hedrick
Knitting
March 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 31 rows = 4 inches
in Ocean Waves stitch, after blocking
US 6 - 4.0 mm
525 yards (480 m)
One Size
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Cresting waves of lace and purls seem to dance across the fabric of colours, as distinct and unified as the ocean and its waves. This crescent-shaped shawl, worked from corner to bind-off edge, makes for an entertaining project that opens up a world of variety.

PATTERN NOTES
The shawl begins with a small cast-on and increases on every row to gradually grow the shawl into a crescent shape.
The colours used were A - Birch,
B - Apricot, C - West Wind, D - Shoreline,
E - Beach House. The shawl may be
worked in one colour; just ignore the
colour change directions.
The stitch patterns are both written (see Stitches Used) and charted (pages 2, 4, and 5) for your preference. The Ocean Waves pattern is provided for gauge swatching purposes only.

SKILL LEVEL
Intermediate

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Wingspan: 51 ½“ / 131 cm
Depth: 20” / 51 cm

YARN
1 set SweetGeorgia Yarns Party of Five in Tough Love Sock in Seashore (105 yds / 96 m per 1 oz / 28 g skein; 80% Superwash Merino, 20% Nylon)

NEEDLES & NOTIONS
Size 6 US / 4 mm needles
Adjust needle size as necessary to obtain the correct finished, blocked gauge.
Yarn needle

GAUGE
23 sts and 31 rows = 4” / 10 cm in Ocean Waves Stitch, after blocking.