Little Red Corvette by Afifa

Little Red Corvette

by Afifa
June 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 5 - 3.75 mm
750 - 850 yards (686 - 777 m)
One size
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This zippy little number will have people turning heads wherever you go. This shawl has a broad center spine showcasing a beautiful bamboo stitch pattern. The spine is bordered by two triangles with alternating bands of stockinette and garter stitch. The triangles grow as you knit creating an illusion that the center spine is narrowing as the shawl grows wider.

Yarn: Approx 800 yards of fingering weight yarn, 400 yards each of two colors. Sample shown in Forbidden Woolery - Superstition, 75% superwash merino/25% nylon, approx 460 yds/100 gms. Colorways shown C1 - Stuck in Traffic, C2 - Lump of Coal.

Dimensions (AFTER BLOCKING): Wingspan 76 inches, depth 24 inches.

Needles: US size 5.

Notions: Stitch markers, tapestry needle.