Shadows in the Rain by Melissa Kemmerer

Shadows in the Rain

September 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1070 - 1100 yards (978 - 1006 m)
one size
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“Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.”
-Helen Keller

This pattern can be found in issue one of Nomadic Knits, which is available to purchase in print through our website, select local yarn shops, or as a digital download through Ravelry (click the e-book link above).

Shadows in the Rain is a biased rectangular wrap knit flat in four colors with a variety of easy lace and textured stitch patterns. Kristin Omdahl’s Be So Fine 100% bamboo yarn gives it a luxurious drape and sheen.

Finished dimensions: 27”x 84”/ 68.5cm x 213cm

Yarn: Be So Fine (fingering weight; 100% bamboo; 650 yds/594m per 133g) in:
A: Blue Danube; 150 yards/ 138 meters
B: Iced Silver Fox; 280 yards/ 157 meters
C: Chantilly Lace; 310 yards/ 285 meters
D: Stormy Sea; 330 yards/ 303 meters

You can use any combination of four colors, but it is recommended to choose neutrals for colors B and C.

Gauge: 20 sts = 4”/10cm over Garter st
While the gauge is not critical, it will determine the drape and final
dimensions, as well as the yardage used.

Needles: US 5/3.75 mm, or size to obtain gauge, plus one size larger than gauge needle.

Notions: Tapestry needle to weave in ends.

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