Gentle Hug by Melanie Berg

Gentle Hug

October 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
11 stitches and 14 rows = 2 inches
in pattern stitch, blocked
US 5 - 3.75 mm
772 yards (706 m)
94.5" [240 cm] wingspan along top edge and 23.5" [60 cm] width
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We all have these days, when what we need most is a thing as simple as a gentle hug.

My youngest daughter seemed to have had one of these on the day I got this shawl off my blocking mats  she instantly grabbed it, put it around her shoulders and refused to take it off for the rest of the day. She kept saying how soft the fabric was, and how much she liked to cuddle up into it…

Aren’t moments like these the reason why we’re knitting?

Make your Gentle Hug in Northiam DK by Kettle Yarn Co. for a piece you’ll love to wear.

• 2 skeins in „Caspian“, 86 g / 221 yds [202 m] used for sample
• 2 skeins in „Amber“, 94 g / 241 yds [220 m] used for sample
• 3 skeins in „Shale“, 121 g / 310 yds [284 m] used for sample

(german and english version): After “Begin colorwork pattern”, the first paragraph should read “… then work row 1 of Section 2” instead of Section 1.

Pattern has been tech-edited and test knitted.

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