So close by Joji Locatelli

So close

February 2014
DK (11 wpi) ?
15.5 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Garter St
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1330 yards (1216 m)
One size. Finished measurements: 46 x 46” [106 x 106 cm] square.
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Interpretations is the first design collaboration between Joji Locatelli and Veera Välimäki; a magical collection featuring 12 patterns.

Quietly soothing fibers and cozy stitches make this beautiful square shawl. The center piece is worked in garter stitch, and the border features a wavy lace pattern with soft delicate bobbles. Worked in a soft alpaca yarn, it makes a luxurious accessory that you will always want to keep close.

One size. Finished measurements: 46 x 46” 106 x 106 cm square.

Yarn: Baby Alpaca DK by Shibui (100% Alpaca; 255 yards 233m per 100g skein). Main color: 5 skeins (approx. 1150 yards 1050m). Contrasting color: 1 skein (aprox. 180 yards). Shown in colorways Ash (MC) and Graphite (CC).
Needles: US 7 4.5mm circular or straight needles for the center square and 40” long circular needles for the border.

15.5 st and 31 rows to 4 inches 10cm in garter stitch, on US 7 4.5mm needles.