Plasma Shawl by Mone Dräger

Plasma Shawl

Knitting
March 2019
Light Fingering ?
24 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in St st.
US 2 - 2.75 mm
1320 yards (1207 m)
60" along top edge and 21½" tall at center.
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Flickering flames are brought to life in the dropped-stitch pattern of the Plasma Shawl. If hot enough, flames can create plasma, one of the four fundamental states of matter. This shawl is worked back and forth in rows from the top down.

Difficulty Intermediate

Yarn Weight 1

Finished Size 60” along top edge and 21½“ tall at center.

Yarn Malabrigo Yarn Sock (100% superwash merino wool; 440 yd 402 m/3½ oz 100 g): #683 cian, 3 skeins.

Needles Size 2 (2.75 mm): 32” circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); tapestry needle.

Gauge 24 sts and 34 rows = 4” in St st

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Notes

  • This shawl is worked back and forth in rows from the top down. A circular needle is used to accommodate the large number of stitches.

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ERRATA
The number of knit stiches to be worked in the short-row section is incorrect in short-rows 2-4. It should read:
Short-row 2: Make double st, k5, pm, k to last 3 sts, turn. Short-row 3: Make double st, k5, pm, k to m, turn. Short-row 4: Remove m, make double stitch, k5, pm, k to m, turn. Rep last row 54 more times.