This asymmetrical triangular shawl showcases a nubbly, reversible garter texture accented by an elegant cable along one edge of the shawl. The generous proportions ensure that the shawl wraps its wearer in warmth on even the coldest days. Choose a solid, semi-solid, or tweed colorway like the one shown here to reflect the understated, unisex style of this essential accessory.
The shawl is worked flat in one piece in a sport-weight yarn. Each section of the shawl is both written out and charted. To make a larger shawl, work more rows as established in the body increase section (i.e., work more repeats of the Cable Panel and corresponding increases within the Garter Rib Patt) until the shawl is your desired length.
Two notes regarding the listed materials: (1) the specified yardage includes the tassels and you may wish to set this yardage aside before knitting the shawl; and (2) the sample took nearly all of 5 skeins, so you may wish to purchase an additional skein for swatching purposes.
56” (142.25 cm) wide along neck edge
35¾” (90.75 cm) deep
Sport-weight yarn at approx. 170 yds (155 m) per 50 g (1.75 oz): 840 yards (770 m)
» Shown in Harrisville Designs flyWHEEL (100% wool; 170 yds (155 m) /50 g (1.75 oz)): “Barn Door,” 5 skeins
US 5 (3.75 mm) 24″ (60 cm) circular needle, or size needed to obtain gauge
Cable needle; yarn needle
One 6” high piece of cardboard for making tassels (optional)
20 stitches / 35 rows = 4” (10 cm) in Garter Rib Pattern, after blocking
20 sts / 20 rows = 2½” (6.25 cm) wide and 2¼” (5.75 cm) high in Main Cable Panel, after blocking
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