Coney Island Shawl by Anne Podlesak
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Coney Island Shawl

Knitting
November 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Garter Stripe Pattern, blocked
US 7 - 4.5 mm
900 yards (823 m)
56" (142 cm) wide and 24" (61 cm) long.

Inspired by 1920s Coney Island and the summery floral dresses that ladies wore while walking along the pier, this lovely triangular wrap will hold cool ocean breezes at bay. Warm yellow solid and striped garter stitch sections provide a subtle color shift to the creamy lace−mesh border.

FINISHED SIZE
56” (142 cm) wide and 24” (61 cm) long.

YARN
DK weight (#3 Light).
Shown here: Wooly Wonka Fibers Freya DK (100% blue−faced Leicester wool; 300 yd 274 m/3½ oz 100 g): Parchment (MC), 2 skeins; Brocade (CC), 1 skein.

NEEDLES
Size U.S. 7 (4.5 mm): 36” (90 cm) circular (cir).
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

GAUGE
20 sts and 32 rows = 4” (10 cm) in Garter Stripe Pattern, blocked.