When You're Fast Asleep by Jessica Anderson

When You're Fast Asleep

August 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette, after washing and blocking
US 6 - 4.0 mm
650 - 750 yards (594 - 686 m)
After Blocking: 83”/211 cm wingspan and 27”/68.5 cm deep.
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If you are headed to Stitches Midwest, be sure to check out this shawl in the Destination Yarn booth, and you can purchase a kit that has the pattern and the yarn!

I’ve never been moved to create something based on a place before, but when Destination Yarn posted their Cinderella Castle colorway, I had to have it. When I finally squished it in my own hands, I knew that I had to capture the beauty, majesty and memories of one of my favorite places in the whole world, Walt Disney World. I had to blend the Gothic Architecture with the romanticism and a sprinkling of all the happy memories that this particular castle holds for my family and me. I heard birds singing and the clouds clapping when I took this one off the blocking mats and draped it over my shoulders for the first time. My girls gasped with glee when they saw it and there was a chorus of “Mine!” in the background. I hope that this shawl brings as much love and light into your life as it has given me. “A Dream is a Wish your Shawl makes…

Before Blocking: 56”/142 cm wingspan and 25.5”/ 65 cm deep.
After Blocking: 83”/211 cm wingspan and 27”/68.5 cm deep.
Destination Yarn, Letter Plus, Fingering weight, 80% Superwash Merino Wool, 20% Nylon, 400 yards/100 g/3.5 oz, Cinderella’s Castle (MC), 1 skein, Rainy Afternoon (CC), 1 skein.
20 sts/24 rows = 4”/10 cm in Stockinette Stitch, after washing and blocking.
US 6 (4 mm) 32”/80 cm circular or method preferred to work a large number of sts flat and size to obtain gauge.
Stitch markers, scissors, tapestry needle and measuring tape.

Lace is written and charted!