A flirty triangle scarf or shawlette in three sizes (mini/petite/tall), worked from hem to neck, with a deep openwork border of branch and bud motifs. The easy-to-work stitch patterns and wrong-side rest rows make this piece a great first shawl project, or a fun, relaxing weekend traveler for experienced knitters. Its ornate appearance belies the simplicity of its construction; this piece knits up quickly to make a beautiful accessory or last-minute gift.
Suggested Yarns: Stitch Mischief Stellar Sock, Better Breakfast Fingering, Stone Soup Fingering, Jacob Fingering, Shetlandia Fingering, Modern Deco Sport, Confection Sport, Targhee Tango Sport, or any soft, drapey fingering yarn with approximately 200 yards per 2 ounces.
Sample knit in Stitch Mischief Stellar Sock in the custom colorway, Can't Elope Tonight
Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in an overall variation in size, drape, and yardage requirement.
18(22, 28) inches long at center back and 42(54, 68) inches across top edge (stretched and blocked)
300(450, 600) yards
24 sts and 32 rows = 4 inches in stockinette (unblocked; fabric will be relaxed)
for hem: size 4US (3. 5 mm) 24-inch circular needle (or one size larger than body needle)
for body: size 3US (3.25 mm) 24-inch circular needle (or size to obtain correct gauge)
DPNs same size as body needle to graft final join (optional)