Blue Oak Shawl by Rachel Brockman

Blue Oak Shawl

July 2018
Sport (12 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Grain pattern
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1380 yards (1262 m)
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Pick two colors that sing to you and settle in for a relaxing knit. The colorwork is an easy to memorize slip stitch pattern, so only one color is used at a time. A band of solid color gives a visual break in the dotted slipped stitches. This solid color also presents at the border for a lace edging that resembles the leaves of an oak tree, particularly with a good blocking.

This shawl is knit from the top down beginning with a garter tab cast-on. Four stitches are increased every Right Side row until the final section, in which only two stitches are increased every Right Side row. We recommend the suspended bind-off method to ensure the edge is elastic.

Depth in Center: 20”
Wingspan: 56”

Universal Yarn Bella Cash (60% fine merino superwash, 30% nylon, 10% cashmere; 50g/230 yds)
116 Sage (A) – 2 balls
110 Graphite (B) – 4 balls
Needles: US Size 4 (3.5 mm) 40” circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Notions: Stitch markers, tapestry needle

22 sts x 30 rows = 4” in Grain patt
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