Delta

by Josh Ryks-Robinsky
Knitting
August 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
6 stitches = 1 inch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
800 yards (732 m)
One Size
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Full of slipped stitches, short rows, chevrons, and eyelets, Delta is a fun half circle shape that drapes beautifully around the shoulders and adds the right amount of zest to your outfit.

Grab two colors and some needles and you’ll be off on an adventure in no time!


Size: 69 in/175 cm along the top edge; 17 in/43 cm along the deepest width of the shawl. Shawl size may vary, depending on individual knitter’s gauge, yarns used, and blocking preferences.


Recommended yarn: Two colors of fingering weight yarn in semi-solid/tonal/variegated/speckled colors.


Sample Used:
Three Irish Girls Adorn Luxe (85% Merino/15% Nylon; 430 yds per skein) in Controversy (A) and Later, Gator (B).


Yardage:

  • Color A: 400 yd/365 m
  • Color B: 400 yd/365 m

Needles: One set of US size 5/3.75 mm needles in a 32-40” inch length. (80-100cm)


Gauge: 6 sts to the inch in Garter Stitch on US size 5/3.75 mm needles.


Notions: Stitch markers, scissors, tapestry needle.


Techniques Used in this Pattern: SLPYO (German) Short Rows, yarn over eyelets, slipped stitches, simple increases and decreases, basic knit/purl stitches.