Midnight in Spring by Cheryl Faust

Midnight in Spring

Knitting
April 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 56 rows = 4 inches
in Mosaic pattern, blocked
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
950 - 1000 yards (869 - 914 m)
one size
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Midnight in Spring is a generously sized, elongated triangular shawl, knit flat, from the top down. Its gorgeous mosaic pattern is surprisingly simple to knit, using just one color per row to create stunning results.

Inspired by its sister pattern, Meet Me at Midnight, Midnight in Spring is designed for fingering weight yarn and features a simple, but oh so lovely textured beginning, two large scale sections of beautiful mosaic, contrasting bands of open mesh work and an Icelandic bind-off.

The pattern is easily followed, including charts only for the mosaic sections. Not familiar with reading charts? I encourage you to give it a try! Mosaic charts are super simple to follow and the accompanying pattern notes will easily navigate you through to becoming a Chart Reader!

Yarn

Midnight in Spring is lovely all knit up with Plucky’s amazing colors. My sample is knit using two high contrasting shades for the mosaic sections, plus a colored neutral and one bright shade for those pops of colored mesh work. I used a combination of Plucky’s Primo and Bello, but any fingering weight yarn will do!

Yardage requirements

Approx. 986 yards 902 m of fingering weight
• Color A: Ogre on Bello - Approx. 262 yards 240 m
• Color B: Twill on Primo - Approx. 308 yards 282 m
• Color C: Wanderlust on Primo - Approx. 289 yards 264 m
• Color D: Vintage Icebox on Primo - Approx. 127 yards 116 m

Approx. finished measurements
78” / 198 cm wingspan
30” / 76 cm deep

Needles
US 3 / 3.25 mm and US 4 / 3.5 mm, or size to obtain gauge
plus US 7 / 4.5 mm recommended for bind-off

Gauge
20 sts x 56 rows = 4” x 4” / 10 x 10 cm in mosaic pattern, blocked

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Pattern has been professionally tech edited and test knit

Special thanks to my formatting and grammar queen Jacque, my technical editor Heli and all of my amazing test knitters for their time and input. Your feedback and beautiful stitching is invaluable and means so very much to me.

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