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Great Wave - A Pattern By Xandy Peters

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This listing is for a digital download copy of the pattern by Xandy Peters.

About The Pattern, In The Designer's Words

"The Great Wave off Kanagawa” is, arguably, the best known piece made by master Japanese print maker Hokusai Katsushika. The woodcut shows the rough, foaming waters of the sea tossing the small boats of fisherman as they make their way through rough waters.

This 2 color brioche shawl mimics the wave shape of the rough seas in the famous woodcut. The triangular shape is slightly curved to better wrap around your body and has an easy motif along the side and end. The size of your wave is fully adjustable and can be created in any weight yarn. The pattern document contains a chart for different yarn weights and the needle sized to make the fabric density and drape desired.

A series of videos for the brioche pattern can be found on my
Brioche Knit Tips YouTube Playlist.

Pattern Stats

Finished Size: Adjustable, shown in 74” (188cm) x 18” (46cm) triangle shape.
Yarn: MC- 2 skeins MollyGirlYarn Honky Tonk DK, 300 yards (274m) per 100g; 75% merino, 25% Ingeo (corn). Shown in color Fairest of the Seasons.
CC- 2 skeins MollyGirlYarn Honky Tonk DK, 300 yards (274m) per 100g; 75% merino, 25% Ingeo (corn). Shown in color Stop Wondering.
Note: full skeins were not used for sample size
Needles: Size 7 (4.5mm) needles or size needed to obtain gauge.
Gauge: 10 sts x 22 rows = 4 x 4” (10 x 10 cm) square in brioche stitch.
Other Materials: Yarn needle, locking stitch markers, pins, blocking surface.

About The Designer

Xandy Peters is a knitting designer and teacher, best known as the innovator of the stacked stitch technique and for the Fox Paws pattern. Starting out as a footwear and product designer, Xandy turned to knitting as a way to explore textiles and surfaces without using factory production and has since made a career out of publishing new patterns and teaching workshops. Xandy has been published in magazines such as Vogue Knitting, Twist Collective, Knitscene, Knitty, and Pom Pom Quarterly, has a Bluprint class teaching the stacked stitch technique and continues to self publish patterns monthly. Xandy also blogs about design, crafting, and baking on and posts craft videos on YouTube. You can find Xandy on Instagram at @xandypeters.