Shawl Knitting Pattern *Fleece Flight*

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Fleece Flight (noun): A grouping of similar weight yarns used for sampling their fleecy fabulousness

Throughout the world, there are over 1,000 distinct breeds of sheep, yet many of us are only exposed to a few of the most common in our everyday knitting. Fleece Flight is a wonderful way to branch out and experience some of those rare yarns you have been missing.

Fleece Flight is a parallelogram shawl designed, through a series of short row triangles, with 2 - 6 skeins of Heritage Breed, Small Farm yarns.

*Materials needed-
2, 4, or 6 skeins of worsted weight yarn, approx. 200 yards (183m) each

*Sizes - Small Shawlette (2 skeins/triangles), Medium (4 skeins/triangles), and Large (6 skeins/triangles)

*Gauge - 15 - 17 sts and 26 - 30 rows = 4” (10cm) in garter stitch, blocked

*Finished Size (blocked) -
Small - 13” / 33 cm depth by 44” / 112 cm wingspan (tip to tip)
Medium - 23” / 58 cm depth by 61” / 155 cm wingspan
Large - 23” / 58 cm depth by 79” / 200 cm wingspan

*Tools -
US8(5mm) 40 inch circular needle (or larger)
Darning needle
Stitch Marker/progress keeper

*Abbreviations -
CO - Cast on
BO - Bind off
k - knit
k2tog tbl - knit two together through the back loop
st(s) - stitch(es)
W&T - Wrap and Turn

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