Looking for an elegant yet simple shawl to wrap around your shoulders on a summer evening? Or to keep your neck warm on a fall or winter day? Try this asymmetrical garter and lace shawl. Starting at one corner and finishing on a long edge, this pattern looks sophisticated but is easy to complete. The garter stitch and lace are perfect for showing off a beautiful tonal yarn.
This pattern uses one skein of fingering weight yarn.
Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light (100% superwash merino wool); 420 yd [384 m]/3.53 oz [100 g]). 1 skein. Shown in Whiskers.
US size 6 [4.0 mm] 24” [60 cm] circular needle or size needed to obtain gauge. *Shawl is worked flat but circular needle will accommodate large number of sts.
19 sts and 32 rows = 4” [10 cm] in garter stitch, after blocking.
Tapestry needle; blocking tools.
Approximately 21 inches [53 cm] deep at middle point and 51 inches [130 cm] long across top edge, after blocking.
Increasing, decreasing, basic lace knitting, blocking. Stitches used: k, p, sl1, kfb, k2tog, yo.