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Asparagus

Knitting
March 2013
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches in garter stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
576 - 960 yards (527 - 878 m)
2 sizes - see Notes, below

Triangular shawl in two sizes is fairly easy to knit in garter stitch with yarnover increases at each side on every other row. Alternating motifs at each side, inspired by asparagus tips, provide the challenge and variation.

Shawl is not worked in traditional Faroese manner, but it has a similar shape to help lay better on your neck and shoulders.

Level of Difficulty: Intermediate

Measurements:

  • Small version: 55 x 19¾ in / 140 x 50 cm
  • Large version: 82¾ x 25½ in / 210 x 65 cm

Materials: Silky Wool 3 (5) skeins

Needles: US size 7 / 4.5 mm - circular recommended