This top-down shawl uses lace or fingering weight yarn in six different colors. Hold two strands of yarn together and knit wide garter stitch stripes in this top-down triangular shawl.
Short rows are added to one half of the triangle in an eyelet stitch pattern, forming a long asymmetrical shape.
Finished Measurements 108” / 274cm wingspan length, 24” / 61cm along center point from CO to BO. Measurements taken after blocking.
Yarn Fingering weight held together with lace weight mohair
The sample features one strand of lace weight mohair silk held together with one strand of fingering weight wool. You can also try a version holding two lace weight yarns together for a thinner fabric or two fingering weight yarns together for a thicker fabric.
Yardage Color A - 300yds / 274m Color B - 300yds / 274m Color C - 350yds / 320m Color D - 400yds / 366m Color E - 550yds / 503m Color F - 430yds / 393m
Needles US 6 / 4mm circular in 40” / 100cm length or size needed to obtain gauge
Notions 2 stitch markers, tapestry needle
Gauge 20 sts & 36 rows = 4” / 10cm in garter stitch after lightly blocking. These are the yardage estimates if you are making a 5-color version.
Lace Weight Version (5 colors) Color A: 470yds / 430m Color B: 445yds / 407m Color C: 260yds / 238m Color D: 305yds / 279m Color E: 221yds / 202m
Fingering Weight Version (5 colors) Color A: 220yds / 201m Color B: 285yds / 261m Color C: 360yds / 329m Color D: 420yds / 384m Color E: 320yds / 293m
Lace Weight Version Malabrigo Lace (100% Merino Wool; 470yds / 430m per 50g skein) A - Pale Khaki B - Cadmium C - Emerald D - Roanoke E - Burgundy
Fingering Weight Version Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light (100% Superwash Wool; 420yds / 384m per 120g skein) A – Antler B – Antique Lace C – French Grey D – Kale E – Dust Bowl
West Wool Bicycle (90% Falkland Merino, 10% Texel; 390yds / 357m per 100g skein) Color A - Powder (light pink) Color C - Beatrix (orange) Color E - Prince (blue)
West Wool Glowhair (72% Mohair, 28% Silk; 437yds / 400m per 50g skein) Color B - Roswitha (pink) Color D - Glow (gold) Color F - Norway (teal)