Do you want to try a new construction? You can do it with this shawl. All the stitches for the full wingspan are cast on at the beginning and is then shaped by short rows.
- The shawl is crescent shaped.
- For this shawl use preferably solid, semisolid or tonal, DK, sport or fingering weight yarn.
- There are 5 different sizes to knit.
- For this pattern you have to know how to knit cables, lace and short rows. The pattern contains a description for the short rows.
- After the body with simple cables the edge combines cable and lace patterns.
YARN USED FOR THE SAMPLE
Drops Baby Alpaca Silk (70% Alpaca, 30% Silk, 183 yds 167 m / 50 g) Color: 6235 Gray Blue. 240 (310, 380, 460, 550) yds 220 (280, 350, 420, 500) m
Preferably solid, semisolid or tonal, DK, sport or fingering weight yarn.
NEEDLES USED FOR SAMPLE
US 6 [4 mm], 40” [100 cm] long circular needles.
2 stitch markers, tapestry needle.
XS (S, M, L, XL): 8 ¼ (9 ½, 10 ½, 11 ¾, 13)” x 57 (64 ½, 72, 79 ½, 94 ½)”21 [(24, 27, 30, 33) cm x 145 (164, 183, 202, 240) cm].
Gray blue shawl on the pictures in size S. The green shawl was knitted from fingering weight yarn, in size M.
21 sts x 32 rows in 4" [10 cm] in st st. Please note that in this particular project getting the right gauge is not essential. However, working with different yarn weight / gauge will effect both the yardage and the final size of the project as well.
- Cable knitting
- Simple lace knitting
- Short rows