Luna Wing Shawl by Gingko B.

Luna Wing Shawl

Knitting
November 2021
Aran (8 wpi) ?
US 10 - 6.0 mm
6.0 mm (J)
950 - 1000 yards (869 - 914 m)
one size
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The Luna Wing Shawl is a squishy wrap that doubles as a cozy scarf. Knit completely in brioche, this design features details that allow for a comfortable drape, and give this piece a unique shape. Bold geometric blocks invite the maker to inject their shawl with colorful expression, and to play with illusion and depth in a special way!

Both single and two color brioche are used, giving variety to the knitting experience, while creating beautiful symmetry

German short rows add width to the back, and create a bold triangle in the center of the shawl

I-cord ends and rolled edges give this piece a beautiful finish, and allow it to be knit from end-to-end seamlessly

This shawl was designed using Sugarplum Circus’ Luxe Aran base, however any heavy worsted - aran weight yarn will work beautifully here!
I recommend using a Merino wool, or wool blend

This pattern calls for:
3 x 100g skeins for MC
1 x 100g skein for CC1
1 x 100g skein for CC2
with each skein approximately 190yds/175m per 100g

The colorways shown in the sample photos are “Achiote” (MC), “Fox” (CC1), and “Cactus” (CC2)

Materials needed for this pattern:

6mm / US 10 Circular Needles (or size needed to meet gauge), 32”
Removable Stitch Markers
Crochet Hook, in a similar size to gauge needles
Scrap Yarn
Tapestry Needle
Measuring Tape
Scissors
Blocking Mat

Gauge
Most accurately calculated with swatches knit flat, which have been wet blocked somewhat heavily

4 x 4in / 10 x 10cm
18sts x 18rows
Knit in two color brioche rib

4 x 4in / 10 x 10cm
17sts x 19rows
Knit in single color brioche rib

I recommend using your MC and CC2 for swatching, to maximize available yardage

Share your creations on Instagram using #LunaWingShawl and tag me @gingko.be

For a copy of the pattern that is formatted for visual accessibility, please send me a message or email me at gingkobe@gmail.com

Copyright Gingko B. 2021