Escape to the mountains; escape to the beach; let the wind lift your stitches to a place of windswept texture and peace. As the wind whispers through your Air Bender shawl the unique abstract motifs reflect your chosen drop sequence. As the seasons change the textures do too from airy summer full drops to blustery winter no drops.
Construction: 3 patterns in 1! Air Bender MKAL creates a gradient soft triangular-shaped top-down shawl. Prior to the bind off, select to craft the “Full,” “Partial,” or “Sans” drop sequence.
Required skills: knit, purl, increase, decrease, and cable.
The tech edited intermediate level pattern is fully written and fully charted. The pattern also includes a schematic and bind off how to on the Knit Eco Chic blog.
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Air Bender (Partial Air Bender, Sans Air Bender)
86”/ 218.5cm (69”/ 175.5cm, 62”/ 157.5cm) wingspan by 34”/ 86.5cm (30”/ 76cm, 29”/ 73.5cm) depth
One 6 skein gradient set The Unique Sheep Green Sheep Cotton Bamboo Fingering, shown in color “Mirror of Reason” 51% organic cotton/ 49% bamboo Skein Set Total: 1320yds/ 1206m per 300g/ 10.56oz Individual Skein Info: 220yds/ 201m per 50g/ 1.76oz
US 3/ 3.25mm long circular needle
2 Stitch markers for shawl body
151 (77, 0) Stitch markers for bind off
Optional: glass beads & beading crochet hook
24 stitches and 34 rows over 4”/ 10cm in Stockinette stitch. Note: exact gauge is not critical to this design. Gauge variations may impact final size and yardage requirements.
Watch It: check out the video for the bind off on the Knit Eco Chic blog