Eyeball Shawl by Stephen West

Eyeball Shawl

December 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1500 - 1520 yards (1372 - 1390 m)
One Size
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This eye shaped scarf begins at the center with circular shaping for the pupil and iris. The white sections are worked back and forth in garter stitch while being attached to the iris. The final border is worked in the round with two-color brioche for a graphic eyelash effect. Instructions include an optional striped garter stitch border if you prefer simple garter stitch to brioche.

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Finished Measurements: 26” / 66cm wide, 86” / 218cm long. Measurements taken after blocking.

Yarn: Fingering weight

Yardage: Color A - 350yds / 320m
Color B - 350yds / 320m
Color C - 820yds / 750m

Shown in: Hedgehog Fibres Sock Yarn (green version)
Color A - Night Ride
Color B - Bounce
Color C - Zephyr (you need 2 100g skeins of color C)

Blue Version
Hedgehog Fibres Sporty Merino
Color A - Salty Tales
Color B - Glacier

This Sporty Merino base made a more dense fluffy fabric which I love!

Woolfolk Tynd
Color C - White

Needles: 47” or longer US 5 / 3.75mm circular. Use Magic loop method for knitting in the round until there are enough stitches to fit onto the circular needle.

Notions: 4 stitch markers, tapestry needle

Gauge: 18 sts & 48 rows = 4” / 10cm in garter stitch

Errata: Section 3 ~ Brioche Border Rnd 1: Using A, k147, M1R, remove marker, k1, pm, k1, pm, k1, remove marker, k293, remove marker, k1, pm, k1, pm, k1, M1L, remove m, k146, pm to mark beginning of rnd.

Section 3 ~ Rnd 1 : using C, (sl1yo, p1) to 1 st before m, sl1yo, slm, p1, slm, repeat from once more, (sl1yo, p1) to end of rnd.