Impervious by Kim McBrien Evans
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Impervious

Knitting
November 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1200 yards (1097 m)
203 cm/80” long (along neck edge) & 81.5 cm/32” deep
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Impervious: An Optical Delusion Pattern

Walk through fire
Unfazed by the storm
Stand tall and fierce
You are impervious

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Impervious is a vortex shawl that uses specifically dyed yarn and short rows to create layers of wave or flame shapes.

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Current version: v 1.0


YARN
Sample uses Indigodragonfly CaribouBaa 100% superwash merino; 398 m/435 yds per 100 g; 3 skeins

If substituting yarn:
In order to see the wave pattern appear, choose a colourway with 2-3 distinct colours or tones, and lengths of colour 10-18 cm/4-7 inches long.

FINISHED SIZE

203 cm/80” long (along neck edge)
81.5 cm/32” deep

GAUGE
In garter stitch: 24 sts and 24 garter ridges per 10 cm/4”
In stockinette stitch: 20 sts and 32 rows per 10 cm/4”

Use needle size required for you to get the above gauges.
Guideline: needles in the range of 3.5 mm/US 4 to 4 mm/US would be a good place to start. I am a loose knitter and used 3.5 mm/US 4 needles to get the above gauge.

NEEDLES & NOTIONS

  • Needles of your choice (size needed to get gauge. See gauge notes for guidelines for choosing a needle size). 80 cm/32” or longer circular needle is recommended.
  • Dice: 1 set of polyhedral dice or 1 x d4 (4-sided), 1 x d6 (standard 6-sided) and 1 x d20 (20-sided) OR a random dice roller (for example: https://www.wizards.com/dnd/dice/dice.htm)
  • stitch markers: both removable and stationary
  • tapestry/yarn needle

pattern support: help@indigodragonfly.ca