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Test or Sample Knit of Kite Tail Shawl
Est. Yards300 - 600
Payment Notes: If test knit only, then pattern provided and final project. $60 if sample knit, final project must be mailed back to me.
Yarn RequirementsYARN: Fingering weight (approximately 400 yds per 115g). Shawl uses approximately 400 yds main color and 30??? yds contrast color.Sample was knit using 400 yards of Sun Valley Fibers MCN fingering (80% Merino, 10% Cashmere goat, 10% Nylon; 400 yards/366m per 100g/4 oz) in colorway: ????????? AND XXX yds from one mini skein in colorway: . . .
Sizes AvailableSIZE: one size FINISHED SIZE: 20” along short edge X 72” along long edge, blocked. (51 cm X 183 cm)
Skills RequiredI-Cord Longtail Cast-on
Yarn can be provided (thus, this also becomes a sample knit), or tester can use their own yarn and then keep the shawl. Paid at .15 per yard if sample knitting.
Note: This is a checklist pattern; each row is written out for ease of execution.
GAUGE: 24 sts and 30 rows per 4”/10cm (6 sts and 7.5 rows per 1”/2.5 cm) in Stockinette Stitch.
NOTE: even though this is a shawl and fit doesn’t have to be precise, be sure and achieve gauge. Failure to do so may change yarn requirements.
NEEDLE: US 6 (4.0 mm) 32-inch OR 40-inch (102 cm) circular needle or size to achieve gauge
US 6 (4.0) double-pointed needles (2) for I-cord or size to achieve gauge
NOTIONS: Stitch markers, tapestry needle.