Fairy Circles by Kyla Shea Overbay

Fairy Circles

Knitting
February 2023
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Knit-Purl Diamonds Stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
655 yards (599 m)
One Size
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This pattern was originally published as Starlight Knitting Society’s contribution to the 2023 Rose City Yarn Crawl, February 23rd – 26th, 2023 in Portland, Oregon. This pattern is also available for download as part of the 2023 Pattern Collection: Magic.

Inspired by fairy circles found walking in the woods, or a glimpse of a potential sprite somewhere in the distance; this shawl features a flower/fairy-esque mosaic colorwork motif worked after a length of comforting texture.

Yarn
Wildstar Fibers Supernova Sock (85% Superwash Merino / 25% Nylon; 437 yards/100 grams), shown in colorways Slow Jam (C1, 415 yards) and Lake Monster (C2, 240 yards)

Needles/Hooks
40” Size 5 circular needle

Gauge
25 sts and 30 rows unblocked in knit-purl diamonds stitch

Notions
2 stitch markers, darning needle, row counter

Skill Level
Intermediate

Finished Measurements
Approximately 82” wide by 17” tall