Float by Dawn Barker


March 2021
Barker Wool BFL Fingering
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1200 - 1250 yards (1097 - 1143 m)
One Size
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Float is a simple right triangle shawl and the first in a series of projects using the concept of Assigned Pooling.

Assigned Pooling occurs when a change in stitch and texture is assigned to changes in color within a skein of variegated yarn. In this case, simple Stockinette Stitch is assigned to the main color to create a backdrop for the cluster stitch assigned to the accent color.

Imagine little flowers floating on a river or in the wind.

Yarn​​ three skeins of Barker Wool BFL Fingering in the colorway Blossom.
See note at end regarding color choices.
Finished Measurements 70” wide x 45” deep after blocking.
Needles US size 4 (3.5 mm)
Gauge: 24 STS x 32 rows = 4” x 4” in Stockinette ST.

Every assigned pooling project will be as unique as the yarn you choose. Use these instructions as a basic guide, and let your creativity flow with the color changes in your variegated skein.

I created Assigned Pooling to provide a new way to embrace color pooling by letting the color changes have control of the texture pattern.