Autumn's Favorite Shawl by Jessica Anderson

Autumn's Favorite Shawl

Knitting
July 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 31 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch, after blocking
US 7 - 4.5 mm
2000 - 2025 yards (1829 - 1852 m)
Wingspan, 92” (233.5 cm) after washing and blocking, depth, 40” (101.5 cm) after washing and blocking.
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Fall(ing) in Love with Color Collection, Piece 2
Fall is in the air and you need the perfect set to swing in to get your Pumpkin Spice Latte. Autumn’s Favorite Shawl is the perfect wardrobe piece to carry you from the late days of summer to the early signs of winter. Using a color palette of fall colors from The Fiber Seed, this collection is a wonderful opportunity to play with the colors of Fall and work on your knitting skills. This shawl plays with large blocks of color worked in Garter Stitch in between large bands of Stockinette Stitch. It is a top-down, triangular shawl, with big colorful stripes, the perfect piece for beginning knitters, while maintaining just a bit of interest for those looking for a perfect movie watching knit. Increase your knitting skills and complete a full fall wardrobe.

Finished Dimensions
Wingspan, 92” (233.5 cm) after washing and blocking, depth, 40” (101.5 cm) after washing and blocking.
Gauge
17 sts/31 rows = 4”/10.0 cm in Stockinette Stitch, after washing and blocking.
17 sts/44 rows= 4”/10.0 cm in Garter st after washing and blocking. 


Needles
US 7 (4.5 mm) 32”/ 81.5 cm cir , or size needed to obtain gauge.

Supplies
Tapestry needle, measuring tape, scissors, 4 stitch markers, one removable stitch marker, optional: row counter.

Yarn
The Fiber Seed Sprout DK, 90% Superwash Merino Wool, 10% Nylon, 225 yards /206 m, 105 g/3.70 ounces
MC: Merlot 2 skeins
CC- Bluebird 2 skeins
1 skein each in the following Colors:
C1- Pumpkin Spice
C2- Goldenrod
C3- Olivine
C4- Deep Purple

Photos by Lindsay English of The Fiber Seed (thefiberseed.com), tech editing Dana Gervais.