More than the Month by Skeinanigans

More than the Month

July 2020
both are used in this pattern
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in Garter stitch flat
US 6 - 4.0 mm
600 - 700 yards (549 - 640 m)
One size (56" / 142 cm wingspan, 18" / 42 cm depth)
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Pride is affirmation. Pride is dignity. Pride is equality. Pride is visibility. Pride is protest. Pride is progress. Pride is community. Pride is family. Pride is love. Pride is more than the month of June. Pride is always.

More Than The Month showcases the colors of the “Progress” Pride Flag, designed in 2018 by Daniel Quasar, using beautiful hand-dyed Pigtails by Oink Pigments. The little sibling of Rock Candy Mountain, this shawl is comprised of engaging short-row wedges, contrast i-cord knit concurrently with the shawl, and features 9 gorgeous minis or scraps in your favorite shades of fingering weight yarn.

Oink Pigments: Targhee Pigtails
Heavy Fingering; 90% SW Targhee, 10% Nylon
100 yds per 25g (91 m)

Colorways used in the sample
MC: Zoot Soot (Gray)
CC1: Sex & Violets (Purple)
CC2: Together All Rows Develop Into Sweaters (Blue)
CC3: It’s People (Green)
CC4: Sunny with a Chance of Peaches (Yellow)
CC5: Nothing Rhymes with Orange (Orange)
CC7: Double Truffle (Brown)
CC8: The Dark Knitnight (Black)
CC9: Spun Sugar (Cream with blue and pink)

Thank you to the team at Oink Pigments for providing yarn support for this pattern!

YARN REQUIRED (Approximate)
Lengths can vary based on your yarn, gauge, and modifications.

Fingering Weight
MC: 120 yd (110 m)
CC1-CC9: 60 yd each CC


US 6 (4 mm)
40” circular (100 cm)
Or size needed to obtain gauge

Tapestry needle for weaving in ends

Measurements taken before blocking.
Garter Stitch worked flat:
22 sts × 44 rows = 4”× 4” (10 cm)
Note: Gauge is not critical to this project.

The finished shawl measures 56” / 142 cm in wingspan and 18” / 42 cm depth

This pattern was designed with the knitter in mind! As you complete each task, mark or fill in the Track Your Progress (TYP) task bubbles and repeat boxes so you never lose your place again. Happy knitting!

A wonderful team of knitters made MttM possible. Thanks so much to Emma Janet and Corrina for test knitting, to Luke Gilligan Woolenthusiast for tech editing and to Kate Howland GraphicDyeworks for graphic design!

If you are an LGBTQ+ maker or ally, please check out the Quiet Queers Craftalong running through the month of September. Support queer dyers, designers, and makers, and enter your finished objects to win fun prizes!