Roopie Shawl by Genevra Lee

Roopie Shawl

Knitting
October 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1270 - 1300 yards (1161 - 1189 m)
One size – 90" x 20"
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Named after a good friend, this three color shawl uses garter stripes and honeycomb lace knit on the bias making a twist on a traditional rectangle. Roopie is simple enough for a knitter just learning lace but quirky enough to keep a more advanced knitter interested.

Finished measurements (after blocking):
90” (229 cm) x 20” (51 cm)

Materials:
Yarn: 3 colors of fingering weight yarn
Approx yardage needed:
C1: 400 yds/86 g
C2: 320 yds/69 g
C3: 450 yds/97 g

Yarn used in samples:
Berry & Teal shawl – Thriving Hive Studio Abundance Sock
C1 – Sweet Plum
C2 – Loch
C3 – Purls Before Wine

Green, Multi & Black shawl
C1 – Palouse Yarn Co Merino Fine; Truly Marisa
C2 – Malabrigo Yarn Sock; Black
C3 – Ella Rae Lace Merino; 102 Primaries

Gauge:
21 sts + 30 rows = 4” in St st, before blocking
After blocking approx 16 sts = 4”
Gauge is not critical but could affect the amount of yarn used