Wednesday, November 14, 2012

The Post In Which Striations is Live

Striations ~ a series of ridges; sets of parallel stripes
This heart shaped shawl is knit from the top down.
A main color & a striping color provide a unique striated look.
Go bold with two highly contrasting colors
or go subtle with two closely related variegated colors.
Happy Knitting!

Finished Measurements:
Wingspan: approximately 72”
Length: approximately 26” (cast on to point)

4 sts and 10 rows in garter stitch = 1 inch

Approximately 240-290 grams / 470-530 yards of worsted weight yarn for main color
Approximately 76-90 grams / 150-162 yards of worsted weight yarn for striping color
US8 (5mm) circular needles (at least 32” long)
2 stitch markers
Blunt needle

Shown in:
Example 1 ~ Knit One Crochet Too 2nd Time Cotton (75% Cotton, 25% Acrylic; 180 yards per 100 gram skein) in 572 White Tea & 793 Amethyst
Example 2 ~ Universal Yarn Classic Worsted Impressions (80% Acrylic, 20% Wool; 197 yards per 100 gram skein) in 4914 Pacific or Civil War & Universal Yarn Classic Shades (70% Acrylic, 30% Wool; 197 yards per 100 gram skein) in Storm Clouds

This design is my first ever paid pattern design. I'd love to see your take on it.

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