Sagitta is an asymmetric shawl with alternating lace and garter stitch panels designed to showcase the beauty of gradient set of mini-skeins against a single skein of a contrasting color. The cables in the garter stitch sections flow out of the lace pattern and are created with traveling slipped stitches worked over a striped backdrop.
The shawl is worked from side to side, increases along one edge and decreases along the other create the asymmetric triangular shape.
Only one color is worked at a time, the cable pattern is created by slipping the contrasting color stitches over the main color rows.
Measurements about 82 inches wingspan and 18 inches at deepest point.
Yarn : Fingering weight
MC – 425 yards
CC – 700 yards (a gradient or mini skeins are recommended, see pattern for individual yardage - options are given for both 5 and 6 color sets)
Needles Size 3 US / 3.25 mm circular needle, 32” / 80 cm long
Notions Stitch markers (optional, can be used to mark pattern repeats), 2 cable needles, tapestry needle