With his generous crescent shape and his ribbed chevron texture, Ptero has a prehistorical feel.
The construction involves doubling the increase axis a few times. The result is a shawl that sits comfortably on the shoulders.
Materials and tools
837yd/764m or 3 skeins of Malabrigo Rastita (100% merino) 310yd/283m to 100g/3.5oz
Sample shown in Plomo
4,5 mm (US 7) circular needle 60 inch (152 cm) long
32 stitch markers (optional)
Techniques and skills involved
Garter tab cast-on, basic cables, basic increases.
Pattern difficulty: intermediate
Width : 41 inches (104 cm)
Height: 36 inches (91,5 cm)
18 sts x 28 rows = 4 inches/10 cm in 1x1 ribbing