Pacific Coast by Mary C. Gildersleeve

Pacific Coast

by Mary C. Gildersleeve
Knitting
February 2020
both are used in this pattern
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette, worked flat and blocked
US 4 - 3.5 mm
200 - 660 yards (183 - 604 m)
one size - blocked: 46" x 22"; relaxes to finished of 42" x 21"
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03/15/2020 - typo in start of SS section:
should be: center st = 50th
Row 1: o Row 1 (RS): sl 1, k9, yo, k to center marker, yo, k1, yo, k to final marker, yo, k10

I grew up about a mile from the Pacific Ocean in San Francisco. The days were mostly foggy and grey … with hints of the gorgeous blues and teals the water could become a blissfully sunny day.

This shawlette was a trip down memory lane for me - the grey days … the waves lapping on the beach … the childhood spent being so close to the wild Pacific Ocean!

This design is knit from the top-down, starting with a garter tab and growing first, from a half-pi and then shifting to a classic triangle-shape that then shifts back again to the half-circle thanks to doubling stitches and working feather ‘n’ fan.

Yarn requirements:

CC1 - about 200 yards (sample used Knit Picks Stroll Solid in “Cobblestone Heather”)
CC2 - about 460 yards (sample used Knit Picks Stroll Tonal in “Pacific”)

The directions are charted and written out!