Wrapped in Greybow by Tif Neilan

Wrapped in Greybow

Knitting
May 2022
both are used in this pattern
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in Garter Stitch worked flat
US 9 - 5.5 mm
950 - 960 yards (869 - 878 m)
One Size: Approximately 80” / 200 cm wingspan, post light steam blocking when oriented sideways to be worn
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A celebration of color…
Inspired by paint splatters on a drop cloth and the organic beauty in the ordinary.

Wrapped in Greybow, designed & knit in La Bien Aimée’s “Corrie - Confetti”, fully embraces the fun of the confetti bursts of color dappled throughout. A perfect balance of neutral grey base & brightly-colored tweedy bits create a joyful canvas for bands of texture and contrasting stripes.

Wrapped in Greybow is a “kite construction” shawl that begins with a handful of stitches. Strategically placed increases and decreases create this unique shape: growing in Parts I-II, shaping in part III, and tapering in Part IV.

Wrapped in Greybow highlights the bright bursts of colors scattered randomly throughout Corrie Confetti, complimented with contrast color stripes. This shawl is a warm & snuggly quick knit using light worsted weight.

This is an advanced beginner / intermediate level pattern.

Size
Approximately 80” / 200 cm wingspan as oriented for wear, post (steam) blocking.
Note! A full wet blocking, especially if you are working in SW yarn, will result in a larger finished size as the Garter Stitch sections will relax and be less squishy.

Suggested Needles & Notions
Needle size listed is a suggestion. Use size needed to obtain gauge.
• US 9 / 5.5 mm, 32” / 80 cm circular needle
• 1 stitch marker + 1 removable progress marker to denote RS of work
• Darning needle & scissors

Gauge Information
Measurements are post steam-blocking
• Slip Stitch Texture (Refer to Section 1 instructions for stitch pattern details)
19 sts / 36 rows per 4” / 10 cm worked flat on US 9 / 5.5 mm needles

• Garter Stitch 17 sts / 34 rows per 4” / 10 cm worked flat on US 9 / 5.5 mm needles

Suggested Yarn / Materials
• (Main Color) La Bien Aimée Corrie Confetti - 250 yards / 230 meters per 100 grams, 50% Falkland Corriedale, 30% Natural Recycled Fibers, 20% LBA Recycled Threads

• (Contrast Colors) La Bien Aimée Corrie Worsted 250 yards / 230 meters per 100 grams, 75% Falkland Corriedale, 25% Gotland

MC 750 yards / 686 meters
CC1 24 yards / 22 meters
CC2 48 yards / 44 meters
CC3 32 yards / 29 meters
CC4 32 yards / 29 meters
CC5 74 yards / 68 meters

A Pattern Schematic with Contrast Color Stripe Orientation information is provided in the pattern.

My sample reflects the following colorways: Corrie Confetti (Greybow) paired with Corrie Worsted: Dawn, Rust, Yellow Brick Road, and Winterfell. The Spring green in my sample is another yarn… For a Corrie Worsted comparison, I would recommend “The Shire” colorway.