Magrathea PDF Download

Product information "Magrathea PDF Download"

Magrathea is a long and narrow, slightly asymmetrical triangular shawlette that features a squishy garter stitch body and a geometrical lace motif at the edges - just right for spring and early summer!
In Douglas Adam‘s book „The Hitchhiker‘s Guide to the Galaxy“, Magrathea is the planet where luxury custom-made planets are built to order. Its planet-building experts are especially famous for designing pretty coastlines – as the lace edging of this little shawlette. It is my third design (after „Hitchhiker“ and „Trillian“) that uses a special asymmetrical triangular construction.
Pattern notes: You start at one corner of the triangle, add wider and wider rows and cast off at one of the short sides.The lace edging on one side is worked as you go, the other is formed by the last 30 rows before binding off. 100 g of fingering weight yarn is plenty to make a useful shawlette. Instructions are provided on how to make it larger.
Charts only, lace parts are not given as written instructions.

If you are interested in how I calculated the stitch count before starting the edge, please have a look here.

The pattern "Magrathea" is part of Martina Behm´s book "The Hitchhiker Collection".

Gauge (stitches per 10 cm): 20
Knitting experience: focussed
Needle Size: 3,0 mm / US 2-3
Project type: Shawl
Yarn Weight: Fingering, Sport

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Cute stitch markers made of recycled acrylic in the shape of little road signs. Designed and made in Finland. Super useful when it comes to knitting Magrathea, Naiada, Nuvem, Jasminde, Match & Move or Viajante! Measurements of the pendants: 10 mm x 10 mm Length of the cords: ca. 2 cm Colors and motifs may vary (see pictures). 

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Circular Knitting Needle Addi Lace
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