Getting to Know You by Astrid Ferrell

Getting to Know You

Knitting
May 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch (before blocking)
US 5 - 3.75 mm
900 - 1000 yards (823 - 914 m)
One Size
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Getting to Know You is a top-down crescent shaped shawl set in an i-cord frame. The shawl body features complimenting garter stitch, eyelet rows and two-color brioche. The brioche creates a soft and gradual color change while the airy eyelets open up the fabric beautifully. A playful slip stitch border reintroduces the color progression, and an i-cord bind off completes the outline of this shawl with a sturdy edge that supports the natural drape of the knit.

The pattern includes written instructions for the provisional i-cord tab cast on and the i-cord bind off. I also recorded a video tutorial of the cast on, you can find it here.

Yarn:
Hue Loco Spun Sock (80% Superwash Merino, 10% Cashmere Goat, 10% Nylon; 400 yards/ 366 meters; 100g), or similar fingering weight yarn:

220 yards/ 200 meters; 55g of Funky Funky (Color A, white speckle)
360 yards/ 330 meters; 90g of A Pretty Mess (Color B, pink speckle)
400 yards/ 366 meters; 100g of High Five (Color C, teal speckle)

Needle:
One 32-inch (80 cm) or 40-inch (100 cm) circular needle in size US 5 (3.75 mm), or size needed to obtain gauge
Two double pointed needles of the same size for the provisional cast on only. Switch to main needle afterwards.

Notions:
2 stitch markers
Tapestry needle for weaving in ends

Final measurements:
After blocking: 80 inches/ 203 cm along top edge and 20 inches/ 51 cm at deepest point