Baja Sunset Shawl by Kristen Ashbaugh-Helmreich

Baja Sunset Shawl

September 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch (blocked)
US 4 - 3.5 mm
800 - 840 yards (732 - 768 m)
one size
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Baja Sunset is the fingering weight cousin of the Baja Sunrise Shawl (DK Weight) – inspired by sunrise and sunset over the ocean along the Baja peninsula. This pattern was the Tasty Tosh September ‘15 pattern of the month!

This version of the shawl has some slightly different construction features, including a slipped stitch border along the top edge and a larger border of garter stitch along the bottom edge to separate the wavy feather and fan lace from the body of the shawl. Knit your version in two complementary colors for a stunning shawl to warm your shoulders on cool days! For this version, I used Fresh Picked Huckleberries with Penumbra as the border color.

Unblocked: 24 sts & 34 rows = 4” in St st.
Blocked: 17 sts & 36 rows = 4” in St st.

Note: The sample knitter finished with 8g of Color A left and 20g of color B left. Please swatch (with Color B, since there is plenty of wiggle room) to ensure you do not run out of color A. If you don’t plan to swatch, please be sure to purchase extra yarn in case you need it.

Finished Measurements:
Top edge: 62”
Bottom Edge: 78”
Center depth: 23”