Hues of Blue by Claudia Finlay

Hues of Blue

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Knitting
October 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
2625 - 2843 yards (2400 - 2600 m)
one size: 220 cm x 80 cm
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Huge cosy shawl for those cold nights coming.

Size:
Length 220 cm x Width 80 cm

Material:
Lanamania Silky (70% Baby Alpaca, 30% mulberry silk, Light fingering weight, ca. 200m/50g)
each 2 x 50 g S05 Steel (greyish blue), S14 Sapphire (midnight blue), S15 Achat (turquois blue), S19 Ivory (white),
S20 Aquamarin (light blue), S21 Electric Blue (Royal blue)
Lanamania Buchara Light (89% Baby Alpaca, 11% Nylon, light fingering weight, ca. 250m/50g), 1 x 50 g BL06 Beige/Sand
1 knitting needle 4 mm
1 knitting spool or knitting jenny to make I-Cords

Gauge:
23 stitches x 34 rows with needle 4mm = 10x10 cm, gauge is not crucial for this shawl

Basic pattern:
stockinette stitch

The wrap is made with I-cord edges and vertical lace stripes. 12 220 cm long I-cords are worked with the knitting jenny and threaded through the lace stripes. Work as well 12 20 cm long I-cords in different colors and thread them through the holes at the beginning and end of the shawl to make fringes. To break up the Hues of Blue knit always 2 rows with Buchara Light in Beige. You can carry the Buchara Light thread in the middle of the I-cord tube edge. This way you will have a lot less threading to do.