18 sts by 38 rows = 4 ” in Stockinette stitch.
(Gauge is not crucial, but any change to row gauge will lead to a shorter wingspan and a shallower shawl)
US 4 / 3.5mm 32” circular ndl and straight
removable (open) stitch markers
– Circular needle is used to accommodate large number of sts. Do not join; work back and forth in rows.