Guardian of Air Shawl by Hudson Valley Knits

Guardian of Air Shawl

Knitting
September 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 19 rows = 4 inches
in garter
US 5 - 3.75 mm
700 - 800 yards (640 - 732 m)
One Size
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This pattern has both charted and written instructions.

Inspired by the Guardian of Air Card from the Gaian Tarot by Joanna Powell Colbert. This shawl starts out in traditional Faroese style with a beautiful cable and lace center. Maintaining the cable and lace pattern it transitions into a crescent shape and is finished with a faggoted border.

Size
One Size approximately 68” across and 28” deep

Gauge
18 sts and 19 rows = 4”. Gauge is not important for this pattern but a different gauge will affect yardage and size of finished garment.

Yarn
2 skeins of light fingering
Approximately 500 yards of color A
Approximately 200 yards of color B Shown in Twin Canyon Fingering by Lost City Knits and
Artyarns Mohair Splash

Other suggested yarns:
Spirit Trail Fiberworks Nona
Anzula Cloud
Swans Island Natural Colors Merino Fingering
The Fibre Company Meadow

Needles & Materials
US size 5 (3.75mm) or size to obtain gauge
Tapestry needle
Cable needle (optional)

Techniques
Simple cable stitches
Simple lace stitches
Jeny’s Surprisingly Stretchy Bind-off