Three Philosophers by Laura Dobratz

Three Philosophers

December 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
18 stitches = 4 inches
in textured stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1060 yards (969 m)
86x19" / 218.5x48cm
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“Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree.”
-Emily Bronte

This pattern can also be found in issue two of Nomadic Knits, which is available to purchase in print at, and select local yarn shops.

Short rows, texture, and more texture work in harmony to create this magnificent crescent shawl. The ever-changing stitch patterns are easy to memorize and will keep you interested and motivated to knit just more one row! The color combinations are endless, from the gorgeous rich earth tones used here to brilliant neons and speckles.

Size: 86” x 19” /218.5cm x 48cm

Needles: US 6/ 4.0mm or size to obtain gauge, circular needle 24”/60cm or longer.

Gauge: 18 sts = 4”/10cm Textured St Pattern, wet-blocked and dried.

Yarn: fingering weight in 3 colors:
(MC)- 400 yards/366 meters
(CC1)- 300 yards/274 meters
(CC2)- 360 yards/ 329 meters

Notions: 25 locking st markers (optional, see notes), tapestry needle.

Sample knit in: Spun Right Round Merino Singles (100% superwash Merino, 400 yards/366 meters per 100g) in colorways Creature (MC), Treasured (CC1), and Dingo (CC2).

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