Inspired by the magical ray that appeared in an animated movie, this shawl starts at the very tip of the tail and grows through the fins with inserts and short row shaping to create fins that hug your shoulders, allowing for this piece to stay on, with or without a shawl pin!
The Manta Ray, in real life, which can reach sizes in excess of 20 feet wide, is the largest ray and one of the largest fish in the world. The smaller Sting Ray can be as small as 10 inches [25cm] in width.
Size: 26 inch drop/ 60 inch wingspan (66 cm by 153 cm)
MC: Knit Picks Stroll Glimmer 70% Merino Wool, 25% Nylon, 5% Metallic, 231 yards [211 meters]/50 gms [1.76 ounces] 3 balls, shown in Blush
CC: Knit Picks Stroll 75% Merino Wool, 25% Nylon, 231 yards [211 meters] 50 gms [1.76 ounces] 3 balls, shown in Ash
Size: 24 inch drop/ 44 inch wingspan (60 by 112 cm)
MC: Arrow Head Fibers Basic Sock 75 Merino Wool, 25% Nylon 463 yd [423 meters]/100 gms [3.53 ounces] Shown in Silver Fox, 1 skein
CC: Arrow Head Fibers Sparkle Sock 75% SuperwashMerino, 20% Nylon, 5% Silver Toned Stellina 438 yds [400 meters] 100 gms [3.53 ounces]
US Size 6 [4mm] circular needle at least 40 inches [100 cm] long
Large eyed tapestry needle for weaving in ends.
Gauge: 22 sts and 32 rows to 4 inches [10 cm] in lace/cable pattern.