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Pinkerton Shawl

A striking shawl worked in two different directions.

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Was: $5.50

Sale: $3.85

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This shawl stacks two triangles for an asymmetrical wrap with pleasing angles. Working in two directions and in two different stitches creates striking graphic contrast with simple stitches and short-rows.

Finished Size: 48" wide at top edge and 23" high at point.
Yarn: Hazel Knits Artisan Sock (90% superwash merino, 10% nylon; 400 yd [366 m]/120 g): violeta, 2 skeins.
Yarn weight: #3 - Light
Gauge: 22 sts and 32 rows = 4" in St st on smaller needle.
Needles: Shawl body—size 4 (3.5 mm): 40" circular (cir). BO—size 7 (4.5 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Removable marker (m) or safety pin; tapestry needle; blocking pins; lace blocking wires (optional).
Originally Published: Interweave Knits Spring 2011

SKU: EP3399

Author/Speaker/Editor: Susan Dittrich

Format: eProject

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Customer Reviews

Pleasing in Purple Review by Norma Scheidecker

Knit this of Kertzer bamboo/nylon yarn. Yarn worked beautifully to make a soft draping piece. Would call it a shawlette instead of shawl due to completed length across top measure. Like the interest created by the two contrasting stitch patterns.

(Posted on 11/7/11)