Arius Shawl by Francoise Danoy
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Arius Shawl

Knitting
May 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches = 4 inches
US 5 - 3.75 mm
660 - 700 yards (604 - 640 m)
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The Arius Shawl is the sister pattern to the Caprius Shawl. This shawl is knit bottom-up, using double decreases and single increases to shape the shawl into its asymmetrical shape, that slants to the left. While the cast-on and first couple of sections require a large amount of stitches, the knitting goes faster and faster the more you knit. The shawl features an eyelet section paired up with a pop of color in the form of miniature bobbles on a stockinette background. Use a neutral color for the background and a bright, bubbly, vivid, fun color for the bobble strands! Get creative!


Yarns Used:

  • Background color: 3 skeins of Woolfolk TYND “6”
  • Contrast Color: 1 skein of Shibui Staccato “Raspberry”

Total Yardage Used: 600 yards of background color, 70 yards of contrast color.
Needle: Size 5 (3.75mm)
Gauge: 24 sts per 4” in St. st.

Special Techniques/Stitches: YO, kfb, M1 increases, basic decreases (k2tog, ssk, sssk, k3tog tbl).

Special thanks to all my test knitters choupinettealexia, Thekillers, jopare27, -Francoise-, Timici, WickedStitch, knittieferlittie for their invaluable feedback and hard work.

Extra special thanks to Madelijn for their translation work. The pattern is also available in Dutch (Spanish and French translations coming soon)!