About Floating Ribs Shawl Knitting Pattern
Skill Level: Intermediate, with some experience knitting brioche.
Skills Needed: Basic knitting skills, plus brioche knits and purls (brk and brp, brioche knit–yarn over–brioche knit (brkyobrk), Brioche knit four stitch increase (br4st), Judy’s Magic Cast-on, i-cord, and grafting.
Finished Size: 62 inches / 158 cm tip to tip, and 18 inches / 46 cm deep at the center point.
Yarn: MC - Infinite Twist Helix, 100% Merino wool, 600 y / 200 g. CC - Infinite Twist Helix Giant Gradient, 710 y / 240 g. You will use approx. 550 y of the gradient as shown, or you can make a larger shawl.
Needles: U.S. size 7 / 4.5 mm circular needle, at least 80 cm long, or any size yielding correct gauge, plus one set of DPNs in same size as circular needle.
Gauge: 7 CC ribs & 19 CC rows over 4 inches / 10 cm in brioche stitch pattern after blocking.Notions: At least one locking stitch marker, yarn needle.
See the yarns available to knit this project: here.
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