Kite

Knitting
September 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1000 - 1020 yards (914 - 933 m)
Unique
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Kite is a fun-to-knit and fun-to-wear shawl for those days when you want to feel free as a bird and let the wind carry you away to places you’ve never been before !

Colour changes, stocking stitch, one- and two-colour brioche, eyelets and garter stitch alternate for an easy yet engaging knit !

YARN
Fingering weight, single ply.
Colour A: 200 m
Colour B: 210 m
Colour C: 300m
Colour D: 300m
I recommend using a contrasting semi-solid colour as D and 3 speckled colours that will easily merge into one another as A, B and C.

My green/ purple sample is made of
A : Bear in Sheep’s clothing, Bear Luxury (495m/100g, 50% fine merino, 50% Mulberry silk) col. Spectral
B: Truly Hooked, Sparkle Singles (400m/100g, 95% merino, 5% stellina) col. Mojito
C: Dye Candy, Singlings (366m/100g, 100% superwash merino) col. Pond
D: Hand Dyed Berlin, Merino Single (366m/100g, 100% wool) col. Sin

My neutral / pink sample is made of
A: Hand Dyed Berlin, Merino Single (366m/100g, 100% wool) col. Pop Rocks
B: Garn Surr (366m/ 100g, 100% superwash merino) col. Marisup/Caano
C: Hand Dyed Berlin, Merino Single (366m/100g, 100% wool) col. Pinata
D: Garn Surr (366m/ 100g, 100% superwash merino) col. Treakk

NEEDLES AND NOTIONS
3,5 mm / US4 80 cm circular needles or longer, or size required to obtain gauge
tapestry needle, marker

GAUGE
24 stitches x 28 rows = 10cm / 4” over stocking stitch after blocking

FINISHED DIMENSIONS
170 cm long, 95 cm at widest point.

This pattern has been tech-edited by Lotte Holmboe. (lotte.holmboe at gmail dot com)