Rocky Mountain Rainbow by Jennifer Beever

Rocky Mountain Rainbow

by Jennifer Beever
August 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1000 - 1025 yards (914 - 937 m)
One size
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Reminiscent of the rainbows found over the Rocky Mountains in Western Alberta, this gorgeous shawl radiates with similar colours. Simple stockinette stitch and soft garter, finished with a crisp lace border, makes this crescent shawl a dreamy accessory for every knitter.

Shawl is worked flat, from the top down. As there are 12 colours in the Prismatic Mini Skein set, there are 12 separate CC in the pattern. Colours are used in the following order:
CC1: Empress (dark purple)
CC2: Grape Jelly (bright purple)
CC3: Raspberry (reddish purple)
CC4: Cherry (red)
CC5: Cayenne (reddish orange)
CC6: Pumpkin (orange)
CC7: Dutch (yellowish orange)
CC8: Saffron (yellow)
CC9: Pistachio (light green)
CC10: Basil (dark green)
CC11: Beach House (light blue)
CC12: Sapphire (dark blue)


18” / 45.5 cm deep by 88” / 223.5 cm wingspan

1 skein SweetGeorgia Yarns Tough Love Sock (MC) (425 yd / 389 m per 4 oz / 115 g skein; 80% Merino, 20% Nylon)
1 set SweetGeorgia Yarns Prismatic Tough Love Sock Mini-Skeins in Essential Colour (CC) (12 mini skeins each 50-52 yd / 45-48 m per 0.5 oz / 14 g skein; 80% Merino, 20% Nylon)

Size 6 US / 4 mm needle circular needle, 32” / 80 cm long
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Yarn needle

20 sts and 30 rows = 4” / 10 cm in Stockinette stitch, after blocking.