Brambling shawl by Bristol Ivy

Brambling shawl

April 2017
Sport (12 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
820 yards (750 m)
One size only
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This is the second pattern from A Year of Techniques - a collection of 12 patterns to teach you new knitting skills.

Intersecting curves are created using a clever combination of intarsia and shaping in this light spring shawl. The pattern includes a full photo tutorial on how to work the intarsia joins.

The knitalong thread for all your queries and questions can be found here: April knitalong

Wingspan: 216cm [85in]
Depth at centre: 41.5cm [16¼in]

Needles and notions
1 pair or 1 set 4mm US 6 straight or circular needles
2 different types of stitch marker (x and y)

20 sts and 28 rows to 10cm 4in over st st, after washing and blocking

Fyberspates Cumulus (4ply weight; 74% baby Suri alpaca, 26% Mulberry silk; 150m per 25g ball)
Yarn A: Slate; 1 x 25g ball
Yarn B: Camel; 1 x 25g ball
Yarn C: Silver; 1 x 25g ball
Yarn D: Plum; 1 x 25g ball
Yarn E: Sea Green; 1 x 25g ball

Pattern Notes
Brambling is started at the left point, increased to centre width, and then decreased down to the right point. The different colours are worked using the intarsia method described in the photo tutorial. Stitches are always worked in the same colour yarn as on the previous row, making it simple to keep your knitting neat. The fluid shapes of the colour blocks are created by working increases and decreases within each section of colour. Two sets of markers are used to help to keep track of your work — x-markers indicate the edging stitches and y-markers indicate the colour changes.

Video Tutorial