Oceano Shawl by Kam - handknitbykam

Oceano Shawl

Knitting
July 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
700 - 720 yards (640 - 658 m)
one size
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This shawl was inspired by the ocean and summer, by tropical fish and deep blue waters. The shawl is asymmetrical and has a lovely lacy border that mimics ocean waves. I used two different colors that represented the water and all the ocean life with its beautiful bright, mesmerising colors. To end the shawl I added a bit of a lace mesh, which breaks the monotony of stockinette stitch and adds the perfect airy texture for a summer shawl.

Materials
3 ¾ mm (5 US) / 32” circular needles
6 ½ mm (6.5 US) / 32” circular needles (to bind off)
115g – 420 yards/384 metres – WN Yarns Merino Sock yarn (80% merino super wash/20% nylon) in the color Navy (Color A) (approx 352 yards used)
115g – 378 yards/345 metres – WN Yarns Merino, Cashmere, Nylon Sock yarn (80% merino super wash/10% nylon/10% cashmere) in the color Green and Sheen (Color B) (approx 366 yards used)
Stitch markers
Extra yarn in a contrasting color for a life line

Level
Intermediate beginner

Gauge
Measured over stockinette stitch after blocking – 21 sts and 36 rows 4in/10cm
Final shawl measurements: 71” by 58”

** Gauge is not important for the shawl, although keep in mind your gauge will determine the amount of yarn you require for the shawl.