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Step into fall and winter with this flowery patterned triangle to keep things light and fun when the skies are gray. Worked top-down in two sizes (petite/tall), the repeating mosaic stitch is anything but boring—especially when worked with a bright gradient option (it might be even more fun to knit than it is to wear!). Bright colors not your thing? Then try it in a pair of low-contrast neutrals for a super-subtle jacquard effect that defines sophistication. Deceptively simple to work, using just one color per row, the garter-based motif is simple and soothing—a great option for a beginning colorwork project and amusing fun for experienced knitters.
Samples shown include:
- Petite shawl in Bare Naked Wools Modern Deco Sport (color Titanium) with Feederbrook Farm Entropy DK BFL (colorway Magic Mushroom)
- Neutral sample in Bare Naked Wools Better Breakfast Fingering in Poppyseed and Waffle
May be worked in lighter yarn weights with needle adjustments. Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in an overall variation in size, drape, or yardage requirement.
64(72) inches across top edge and 24(27) inches deep along beginning edge (stretched and blocked)
Color A (solid): 400(550) yards
Color B (gradient): 300(400) yards
20 sts and 28 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch on larger needles (washed and air-dried)
24 sts and 48 rows = 4 inches in pattern stitch on larger needles (washed and air-dried)
size 7US (4.5 mm) or size to obtain correct gauge
size 6US (4.0 mm) for starting border (or .5 mm smaller than gauge needle)