This light and frothy triangle shawl in two sizes (petite/tall) begins at the lower edge with a frill of lace and progresses through a series of patterns that alternate between openwork and solid garter stitch. The easy to work patterns make for quick knitting as the shawl decreases to the neck edge and allow for variations in the placement of striping and mesh for the upper body. Shown in a two-color arrangement, the knitter could easily add a third shade or work it in a single color—the design lends itself nicely to gradient colorways as well.
Suggested Yarns: Bare Naked Wools Hempshaugh Fingering, Ginny Sport, or Stone Soup Fingering, Dragonfly Fibers Dance Rustic Silk, Henry’s Attic Soie Naturelle 3 ply, Handmaiden Fine Yarn Flyss, YarnAddict Yarns Organic Cotton Sock Yarn, Shibui Knits Linen, Knit Picks Lindy Chain, Zauberwiese Sockenwolle Merino/Leinen, Isager Strik Merilin, or any soft fingering blend that knits to pattern gauge.
Finished Size: 21(27) inches long at center back and 52(72) inches across top edge (stretched and blocked)
Color A (hem color): 225(375) yards
Color B (alternating color): 200(325) yards
20 sts and 30 rows = 4 inches / 10 cm in stockinette on smaller needle (unblocked)
size 6US (4.0 mm) or size to obtain correct gauge
size 7US (4.5 mm) or .5 mm larger than gauge needle