Walking In Shade

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Walking In Shade

Description

This asymmetrical shawl in two sizes (petite/tall) is worked side to side in alternating bands of garter stitch and simple-to-work lace mesh. The pattern may be worked in any combination of natural shades and/or colors; the size is easily adjustable as well. The off-kilter progression of the striping allows the final fabric to drape into just the right folds without a lot of fuss. Its large size and light fabric offer plenty of options for arranging the shawl in a variety of ways. While shown here in fingering weight yarn, the design lends itself to any desirable yarn weight with an appropriate change in needle size.

Shown here: size tall in Better Breakfast Fingering, colors Porridge, Waffle, and Sugarfrost. Blue simple knit in Summer Memories Fingering

Yarn Suggestions:

Modern Deco Lace, Better Breakfast FingeringStone Soup Fingering, Shetlandia FingeringJacob Fingering, Finn Dandy 3-ply Sport, or any light fingering yarn that knits to pattern gauge. Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in an overall variation in size, drape, and yarn requirement.

Finished Size:

70(84) inches across top edge and 31 (39) inches along BO edge (washed and blocked)

Yarn Requirements:

225(375) yards EACH of color 1 (C1, light) and Color 2 (C2, dark)

Gauge:

21 sts and 24 rows = 4 inches in garter stitch (unblocked)

20 sts and 26 rows = 4 inches in Feather Lace pattern, washed and stretched to block

Needles:

size 7US (4.5 mm) or size to obtain correct gauge