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Stripe Study Shawl
Finished
February 7 2012
February 23 2012
Project info
Stripe Study Shawl
Stripe Study Shawl by Veera Välimäki
Knitting
Self
Needles & yarn
US 6 - 4.0 mm
664 yards
Briggs & Little Sport
237 yards in stash
0.63 skeins = 270.9 yards (247.7 meters), 71 grams
Natural/Undyed
Wool-Tyme (Temporary Location) in Ottawa, Ontario
August 9, 2011
Kauni Wool 8/2 Effektgarn
none left in stash
0.6 skeins = 393.7 yards (360.0 meters), 90 grams
EQ
Tricolaine in Carouge, Geneve
April 9, 2010
Notes

I love stripes, Kauni, Veera designs and making shawls so this project seems necessary. A very clever pattern; next time, I’d do it again in full, and knit the last row in CC and BO.

  • 11 CC sections. Started off with ~90g of the Kauni and ended with 1g so cutting it close there.
  • I carried the yarn throughout, twisted the yarn and knit the first stitch with both yarns
  • As suggested by maanel, I did my short rows as follows: 1. Knit the number of stitches. Slip the next stitch purlwise. Bring the yarn forward. 2. Return the slipped stitch to the left needle. 3. Turn your work and knit to the end. You now have one short row. 4. Knit next row. Knit the wrap stitch as a normal stitch too.
  • I used a removable stitch marker to help me count the 20 sts pass the last wrapped stitch
  • Knit only 8.5cm of MC border.
  • Started off with ~90g of Kauni. After 8 CC sections, 51g of left. After 9 sections, 37g left. After 10 sections, 21g left. After 11 sections, 1g left.
  • One of my B&L Sport was leftover ball, but the second new ball weighed at least 120g.

Measurements
Unblocked: 142cm/56” (41.5cm/16.3” + 101cm/39.8”) x 62cm/24”
Blocked: 152cm/60” x 68cm/26.5”

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February 23 2012
 
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  • Originally queued: April 8, 2011
  • Project created: February 7, 2012
  • Finished: February 26, 2012
  • Updated: October 4, 2012
  • Progress updates: 8 updates