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" "Umbral" is the adjective form of umbra, a word in astronomy describing the shadow cast by an eclipse. The soothing blue tones flowing into each other in this shawl feel very lunar to me. Intended to show off the gorgeous changes of an ombre or gradually variegated yarn, the Umbral Shawl features a stockinette background punctuated by garter ridges that drift farther apart as you work the pattern. This design came to me on a sleepless night when I was in need of a calming, meditative knit. It is designed to be completely approachable to beginner knitters looking to move away from washcloths and scarves, while providing just enough interest to keep more advanced knitters engaged in a soothing project. To that end, there are very few skills required for this shawl. If you can knit, purl, and yarn over, you can make it! No garter tab, no picked up stitches, no fancy bind off necessary. This pattern is very forgiving for gauge and yardage. You can bind off on any row, altering the thickness of the final garter edge as necessary. It is simple to extrapolate the pattern to add more rows (though I am always available by email if you need help with that!)."
Knitting Needle Size9 or 5.5 mm
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
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