If you've ever looked at a top-down triangular shawl and thought, "I like it -- but it's going to take forever to get to the interesting bits," then this is the shawl for you.
It has a conventional top-down option, but there's also a scarf version that skips all the lead-up and begins right where the slip-stitch pattern is. So whether you're in the mood for some (fairly) mindless knitting first, or just want to skip to the interesting bits, this one's for you!
Please note this pattern contains charts.
Lisa R. Myers
Shawl: About 65” wide along upper edge, and 32” long from center of upper edge to lower point, after blocking
22 sts and 40 rows = 4” / 10 cm in pattern from Belted Stripes chart, blocked.
US 5 (3.75mm) 29” circular needle, or size needed to obtain gauge.
This kit comes with one skein of the main color and two skeins of the contrast color.
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