Agave Fields Shawl by Jacquline Rivera

Agave Fields Shawl

August 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches = 4 inches
US 7 - 4.5 mm
475 - 504 yards (434 - 461 m)
One Size
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The Agave Fields Shawl was inspired by these gorgeous pictures of people walking through actual agave fields in Mexico at sunset. The decadence of the single-ply alpaca yarn hearkens back to sweet agave nectar while the simplicity of the pattern prepares you for what those fields are really planted for: Tequila.

This pattern is an Advanced Beginner triangle shawl with the option to add tassels. A link to a photo tutorial on how to make tassels is embedded in the PDF of the pattern.

Required Skills:

  • Knit
  • Purl
  • YO
  • K2Tog
  • sl wyib
  • sl wyif
  • Comfortable carrying yarn between color changes

One skein of Lattes & Llamas Escape Yarn (100 grams/ 252 yards) in two contrasting colorways. Sample is shown in ‘British Bake-Off’ (CC1) and ‘Reptile Room’ (CC2).

US7 /4.5 mm 40” circular needles or long enough to hold a large number of sts.

Darning Needle to weave in ends.

20 sts = 4” in stockinette st, blocked.

Gauge is not crucial for this project, but variations will affect yardage requirements and final measurements.

Measurements are taken after blocking.
Wingspan: 66”
Height: 24”