Katia Harmonia (Sport, 100% Cotton, 540 meters / 590 yards per 150 grams); 1 skein; sample uses 127 grams in color 201 Orange-Yellow-Green-Blue.
3 mm (US size 2.5) circular needles or size to obtain gauge with two cable lengths as follows: (1) 80 cm / 32 inches; (2) 120 cm / 47 inches. The long circular needles are used to accommodate the large number of stitches.
25 stitches and 34 rows = 10 cm / 4 inches in Stockinette Stitch, unblocked.
21.5 stitches and 24.5 rows = 10 cm / 4 inches in Pattern B – Arco Iris, blocked.
21.5 stitches and 24 rows = 10 cm / 4 inches in Pattern C – Droplets, blocked.
Note: obtaining the gauge given is not crucial but will affect the finished size and the yardage needed.
Stitch markers (optional): 1 in color A (edge marker), 19 in color B (repeat markers). Tapestry needle. Blocking pins. Blocking wires (optional).
One; easily customizable.
Height (h): 115 cm / 45.25 inches, length (l): 142 cm / 56 inches, wingspan (w): 66 cm / 26 inches.
Knit, purl, increases, single and double decreases (knits and purls), twisted stitches. Stitch patterns requiring some attention. Main body pattern with relatively easy patterning on both sides. Edging with lace patterning on both sides. Elastic BO.
Video tutorials are provided for the stitches and techniques used.
This pattern is worked flat in two Sections plus an Edging to form a curling asymmetrical shawl. See the schematic for an overview of the shawl shape and sections. Suggestions are given to customize the pattern.
Charts and written instructions are provided as well as clear video tutorials for the used stitches and techniques.
For questions about this pattern, please PM me on Ravelry or send me an email. Contact details are provided.
Thank you note
I’d like to send a big thank you to my truly awesome test knitters on Ravelry: carolfitz2, fiberlass.
Thanks a lot for your time and dedication, for helping me make this pattern even better and for showing how the pattern would look like with different yarns!
Do you need ideas for gradient yarns? Here you go! (Links going to Ravelry)
Here are some suggestions for a few specific yarns (in no particular order). Choose a round yarn without halo or fluff and good stitch definition. Please plan your substitution and check the put up and fiber content before buying (cotton and alpaca are heavier than wool for example):
Indie dyers who make a lot of gradient yarns:
More gradient yarns on Ravelry, per weight:
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