Loop - Under the Milky Way
A stunning pattern designed for us by Melanie Berg using Plucky Knitter Primo Fingering.
Available through both Melanie Berg (Mairlynd on Ravelry) as a PDF and through Loop as a single printed pattern.
Top Tip: If you are choosing other colours to knit this pattern in, you should always have the main colour as the darker colour and try to have two colours that have good contrast to them.
A broad band of slipped stitches twinkle at the edge of this cosy triangle shawl, making it the perfect companion for an evening under the stars. Under the Milky Way is knit from the top down, with a generous garter stitch body setting off the “stars” along the edge.
Choose any of the exquisite colourways of Primo Fingering from The Plucky Knitter for a stunning accessory you’ll love to wear.
One size: 245cm (961?2in) along top edge x 60cm (231?2in) deep (see schematic)
NEEDLES & NOTIONS
3.5mm (UK 9 / US 4) circular needle, minimum 80cm (32”) 2 stitch markers
22 sts and 44 rows to 10cm (4in) over garter stitch on 3.5mm needle after blocking
Take time to check your tension and adjust the needle size as necessary to ensure an accurate finish. Gauge is not crucial but it might effect the size if your finished shawl.
YARN (as shown in sample)
The Plucky Knitter Primo Fingering (75% Merino, 20% Cashmere, 5% Nylon / Polyamide, 352m / 385yds per 101g skein)
MC: Loafers x 2 skeins
CC: Bisque x 1 skein
Approximately 680m (744yds) MC and 234m (256yds) CC
All of Loop's patterns are printed on high quality paper. This pattern is 8 pages. Instructions are both charted and written out.