Dark Matter by Dawn Cottone

Dark Matter

Knitting
February 2019
Light Fingering ?
18 stitches and 50 rows = 4 inches
in Garter Stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
745 yards (681 m)
Wingspan: 74” / 188cm; Depth: 15” / 38cm
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Dark Matter is a crescent shaped shawl that begins with cozy garter stitch that works its way to a beautiful 2-color woven diamond border. A few slipped stitches make it so there is no colorwork necessary.

The pattern comes with both written and charted instructions.

Measurements:
Wingspan: 74” / 188cm
Depth: 15” / 38cm

Yarn:
Light Fingering Weight / 4 ply:
Main Color (MC): 440yds / 402m
Contrasting Color (CC): 305yds/ 279m

Sample shown in NanoStitch Laboratory Scientific Sock (75% Merino, 25% Nylon; 463yds / 100g), MC Dian Fossey,
CC Marie Curie.

Needles:
US 4 / 3.5mm 32-40” / 80-100cm circular needle to hold a large number of sts (shawl is worked flat), or size required to obtain gauge.

Notions:
Tapestry needle

Gauge:
18 sts x 50 rows = 4” in garter stitch, blocked. Gauge is not crucial but variations will affect yardage and final measurements.