Neruda by Natasja Hornby
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Neruda

Knitting
November 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Shawl Body stitch pattern
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1148 yards (1050 m)
One size
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With her generous, enveloping shape, Neruda has a personality of her own. Stitch patterns that are deeply rooted in the tradition of knitting are combined in a contemporary manner and are worked without the need for a cable needle. Let her strong-willed, authentic but playful attitude enlighten your mundane days and celebrate the extraordinary ones!

CONSTRUCTION
Neruda is a large triangle shawl worked top-down, starting with a classic garter tab. For the border, extra sts are cast on, after which the border is worked perpendicular to the body of the wrap, by knitting it on sideways and attaching it to the live stitches of the body as it is being worked.

NOTE
The stitch patterns for Neruda are CHARTED ONLY.

SIZE
Approximately 225 cm / 88.5” wingspan along the top edge and 75 cm / 29.5” deep.

YARN
1050 m / 1150 yds of worsted weight yarn, preferably with a high wool content for elasticity and bounce.
Sample shown in Dererumnatura Gilliatt; 100% French merino, 250 m / 270 yds per 100 gr. Colorway Goéland.

ERRATA
Page 5
Row 3 …ssk the last stitch of the border with the first 2 sts of the shawl body…

This should be
Row 3 …ssk the last stitch of the border with the first st of the shawl body…