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shimmering sea / Katrine Birkenwasser

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Shifting tones of Piper held double create a beautiful garter-stitch fabric that’s both substantial and airy. Taking cues from ever-changing sunlit seascapes, Katrine Birkenwasser worked up this design with two strands of Piper, changing colors one strand at a time for a subtle, shifting marled effect over this short-row shaped, asymmetrical triangle shawl.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS:

88" [223.5 cm] wingspan and 27" [68.5 cm] deep at center

YARN:

piper / 2 skeins each / longhorn 601 / guadalupe 603 / coldspring 611

NEEDLES:

32" circular in size US 9 [5.5 mm]

GAUGE:

16 sts and 30 rows = 4" [10 cm] in garter stitch with yarn held double, after blocking

SKILLS REQUIRED:

Long-tail cast on, wrap-and-turn short rows (links provided); increasing, decreasing. 

Go to Shawls 2016 collection

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Shifting tones of Piper held double create a beautiful garter-stitch fabric that’s both substantial and airy. Taking cues from ever-changing sunlit seascapes, Katrine Birkenwasser worked up this design with two strands of Piper, changing colors one strand at a time for a subtle, shifting marled effect over this short-row shaped, asymmetrical triangle shawl.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS:

88" [223.5 cm] wingspan and 27" [68.5 cm] deep at center

YARN:

piper / 2 skeins each / longhorn 601 / guadalupe 603 / coldspring 611

NEEDLES:

32" circular in size US 9 [5.5 mm]

GAUGE:

16 sts and 30 rows = 4" [10 cm] in garter stitch with yarn held double, after blocking

SKILLS REQUIRED:

Long-tail cast on, wrap-and-turn short rows (links provided); increasing, decreasing. 

Go to Shawls 2016 collection

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