This asymmetrical three colour shawl is worked from one corner point to the opposite edge. Simple increase and decrease stitches are used while the coloured stripes are worked. A slipped stitch pattern is used for some stripes and garter stitch for others. Worked in this gorgeous merino and baby camel blend, this shawl is soft, squishy, and colourful.
This pattern uses three colours of Plucky Knitter Cozy. The sample is shown in Mums The Word (MC), Choo Choo (CC1), and Wintry Mix (CC2). One whole skein (260 yds) of Mums The Word was used, approximately 230 yds of Wintry Mix, and approximately 115 yds of Choo Choo.
Plucky Knitter Cozy (90% superwash merino wool, 10% baby camel); 260 yd [238 m]/3.95 oz [112 g]). 1 skein MC; 1 skein, or approx 115 yd of CC1 ; 1 skein , or approx 230 yd of CC2. Shown in Mums The Word (MC), Choo Choo (CC1), and Wintry Mix (CC2).
US size 8 [5.0 mm] 32” [82 cm] circular needle or size needed to obtain gauge. *Shawl is worked flat but circular needle will accommodate large number of sts.
17 sts and 22 rows = 4” [10 cm] in garter stitch, after blocking.
Tapestry needle; blocking tools.
Approximately 27 inches [69 cm] deep at middle point and 60 inches [153 cm] long across top edge, after blocking.
Increasing, decreasing, changing colours, blocking. Stitches used: k, p, sl1, kfb, k2tog.