Craters of the Moon Flowers
Searching for the perfect yarn combination became a fun challenge. Solstice’s falling stars in “meteor shower” provided a perfect imitation of the shiny obsidian rock background. Next came the search for a contrasting color for creating the Monkeyflowers. Looking for just the right shade, slightly variegated pink, I found it in “Raspberry Sour”, dyed by Gerschubie Fiber Arts.
This shawl is a fun, and quick little knit, featuring squishy garter rows and a fun little technique for the flowers.
This project is great for using up some leftover yarn for the flowers.
Size is easily adaptable, as is the yarn weight this is worked in.
Pattern is also available in a large print/eReader accessible format.
MC: solstice falling stars (73% merino/10% silk/15% nylon/2% silver) 420yds (384m)/100g - “Meteor Shower”; 1 hank
CC (Flowers): Gerschubie Fiber Arts Solfege (75% merino/25% nylon) 420yds (384m)/100g - Raspberry Sour; 30g
Notions: US 5 (3.75mm) 40” circular needle (or needle size required to obtain gauge) Darning needle
20 sts x 30 rows = 4” (10cm) in garter
Gauge is not critical, but will a ect size and yarn amounts needed.
56” (142.5 cm) long x 14.5” (37cm) deep
Low Vision Accessibilty: Written in 23pt and 25 pt sans serif font in all black text. It has no italics. All of the directions are fully written out.
Pattern files are English and Low Vision.