Orbital Drift by Claire Slade

Orbital Drift

June 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
16 stitches = 4 inches
in pattern
US 5 - 3.75 mm
300 - 900 yards (274 - 823 m)
completely customisable
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Orbital Drift is a rectangular / parallelogram shawl knit from end to end on the bias, it features bands of slipped stitch sections and lace sections. The shawl is worked in two colours, it could be worked in multiple bands of colour instead.

The pattern includes directions for customising the shawls length, width and the width of the bands.

The pattern has both written and charted directions.

4ply / fingering weight yarn:
MC 430yds / 393m
CC 380yds / 478m
Shown in Eden Cottage Yarns Tempo
3.75mm / US 5 needles

Finished Measurements:
As written the pattern will give you a shawl that is 60” / 152cm along the longer edges and 30” / 76cm along the diagonal.

Sample shown in Eden Cottage Yarns Tempo 4ply; shades Rosehip and Steel