Sandbar by Meg Gadsbey


January 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
16.5 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch (on smaller needles) after blocking.
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
400 - 440 yards (366 - 402 m)
One size - 80 inches (203cm) x Depth 10 inches (25.5 cm) after blocking.
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Sandbar is an extra-wide, shallow, crescent-shaped shawl, knitted top-down from one skein of fingering yarn. Comforting garter stitch, along with a band of slipped stitches, creates a bright and breezy casual shawl.

Yarn Requirements
400-450 yards of fingering/sock/4ply yarn.

Shown in Atelier Shmeep (80% Merino/10% Cashmere/10% Nylon; 400 yards/366 metres per 100 grams) in Corlette, 1 skein.

Needles & Notions
6 US/4mm circular needle, 32-40 inches/80-100 cm long,
8 US/5mm circular needle, 32-40 inches/80-100 cm long,
Stitch marker (optional),
Yarn/wool needle for weaving in ends.

16.5 stitches and 38 rows per 4 inches/10 cm on smaller needles in garter stitch after blocking.
Gauge is not crucial but a different gauge will alter the finished size, drape and amount of yarn required.

Finished Measurements
Wingspan: 80 inches/203cm, 
Depth 10 inches/25.5 cm, after blocking.

The stitch counts from Row 2 of the Slipped Stitch Section are 2 stitches higher than the correct number of stitches. Instead of 195 stitches, there are 193…and so on.
This error was corrected in a pattern update: Sandbar V2