A sweet celebration of the moon and all its phases! This blanket, in cool cotton Willet, features each phase of the moon represented in a daisy stitch and knit/purl motif. The daisy stitch motif is worked modularly around the body of the blanket.
34½" [87.5 cm] wide and 53" [134.5 cm] long
willet / windlass 708 / 14 skeins
24" or 32" circular in size US 4 [3.5 mm]
25 sts and 32 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stockinette stitch, after blocking
Long-tail cast on, picking up stitches, basic bind off (links provided); increasing, decreasing. Charts only.
This beauty of a shawl is enormous and features both cartridge rib bands and fun knit/purl motifs for a thoroughly enjoyable knit. Shaped to fit comfortably and stylishly around the shoulders, this piece is almost impossible not to want to cast on and wear immediately after blocking.
approx 80" [203 cm] wingspan and 36" [91.5 cm] at deepest point
chickadee / chanterelle 118 / 10 skeins
32" circular in size US 5 [3.75 mm]
25 sts and 33 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stockinette stitch, after wet-blocking
Long-tail cast on, cables (link provided); decreasing. Charts and line-by-line instructions included.