Strix Varia by Shannon Squire

Strix Varia

Knitting
February 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch, after blocking
US 8 - 5.0 mm
480 yards (439 m)
64" [162.5 cm] wingspan and 19" [48.5 cm] deep at center spine
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This piece is part of the Scarves, etc 4 collection, available for pre-order here.

yarn
owl / 1 skein abyssinian 309 (A) / 2 skeins barents sea 326 (B) / 1 skein yucca 317 (C)

needles
24-32” circular in size US 8 / 5 mm

notes
Shawl is knitted flat from center of back neck beginning with a garter tab. Garter stitch sections are alternated with a simple slip stitch pattern in varying colors.

skills required
Long-tail and cable cast ons (links provided), increasing, decreasing, changing colors.