Plumaje by Courtney Sherwood

Plumaje

Knitting
January 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
800 yards (732 m)
one size fits most
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Pick out two variegated colors and knit your own vibrant plumaje (Spanish for plumage). This shawl combines a wide wing-like shape with stitch patterns evoking the texture of feathers.

CONSTRUCTION
This triangular shawl is knit flat starting at the nape of the neck. It increases at six points to form long wings.

SKILL LEVEL
Advanced beginner (basic lace, picot bind-off)

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
width = 23”/59 cm at center
length = 88”/223 cm from tip to tip
Approximate, after blocking. Note that the finished object will be very stretchy and malleable to blocking.

YARN
Approximately 800 yards/731 meters fingering-weight yarn, split equally between two colors (A and B). Shown in Republic of Wool Twist Fingering, colorways Herbology (A) and Thrasher (B).

NEEDLES
US #6/4.0mm (or size you need to get gauge) for working flat

NOTIONS
Stitch markers, tapestry needle, blocking wires or pins