Arctic Ice is an asymmetrical, triangular shawl consisting of mostly relaxing garter stitch coupled with a simple yarn over detail for most of the shawl. A simple lace pattern completes the border. The yarn is held double throughout the shawl. Thus, you will be holding one strand of Aerie Lace with one strand of Keebler Fingering. Larger-sized needles are used to give a slightly looser gauge, resulting in a shawl that is full of drape and (as the lace name says) airy; not to mention warm and cozy too!
A Stitch Count Table for section repeats is included in a separate file with this pattern. Directions are both written and charted.
22 sts by 38 rows = 4” in Garter St holding one strand each of Aerie Lace and Keebler Fingering together before blocking
20 sts by 34 rows = 4” in Garter St holding one strand each of Aerie Lace and Keebler Fingering together after blocking
76” along neckline by 34” at deepest point
One US 7 (5.00 mm) 32-inch circular needle, or size needed to obtain gauge
Tapestry needle for weaving in ends
Two skeins of Marianated Yarns Aerie Lace (70% kid mohair, 30% silk, 460 yds/50 g) and two skeins of Keebler Fingering (100% superwash merino, 490 yds/100 g)
920 yards in equivalent lace weight and 920 yards in equivalent fingering weight
Shawl shown is knit in Artic Ice color way for both yarn bases.
Kits for the shawl are available for purchase here on Marianated Yarns’ website.