Stratosphere Shawl

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Stratosphere Shawl

7.00

Large, squishy, and inspired by the Brown Sheep Co’s new Stratosphere yarn, this shawl is the perfect blend of engaging and relaxing to knit.  Learn a fun new technique in the applied fringe bind-off and get lost in familiar knit and purl texture, accented by easy crossed stitch cables.

FINISHED SIZE

About 24” wide and 72” long including fringe.

YARN

Shown here: Brown Sheep Company, Stratosphere (100% Superwash US Wool; 260 yds [238 m]/100 g): Color A #S01R Blizzard; Color B #S203R Rover; Color C #S230R Lunar, 1 hank each.

NEEDLES

Size U.S. 7 (4.5 mm): 32” circular (cir).

Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

NOTIONS

Markers (m); removable marker, cable needle (cn), tapestry needle.

GAUGE

20 sts and 24 rows = 4” St st worked flat

NOTES

Circular needles are used to accommodate a large number of stitches.

Fringe Applied Bind-off is worked over cast-on sts from one end of the shawl to the other both binding off the shawl and creating stitches that will be unraveled into fringe.

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