Crocus Garden is a triangular shawl with a garter stitch border worked from the top down using just one skein of a gorgeous sock yarn for size S and two skeins for size L. The stockinette stitch body shows up the beautiful color changes in the yarn, however, if you want to emphasize the crocuses, use a non-variegated yarn to direct more attention to those lovely flowers on the edging.
While I was knitting the sample, I started to imagine possible scenarios for wearing Crocus Garden: as an additional light layer in Fall when the weather turns colder, around your neck with a pretty winter coat, at a holiday party to cover your shoulders, on a breezy Spring day and even on a cool Summer evening.
Size S (sample): approx. 127 cm x 56 cm / 50 inches x 22 inches (blocked)
Size L: approx. 171 cm x 68 cm / 67 ¼ inches x 26 ¾ inches (blocked)
You can find instructions for increasing the size of your shawl in the pattern.
Lang Yarns Jawoll Magic
75% new wool, 25% nylon,
400 meters (437 yards) / 100 g
1 (2) skeins
• 4 mm (US 6) circular needle
• 5 mm (US 8) circular needle (only for the last WS row and for binding off)
• stitch markers
• cable needle
• yarn needle
• pins for blocking
19 stitches / 31 rows = 10 cm (4 inches) in stockinette stitch using 4 mm (US 6) needles, after blocking (Note: obtaining the gauge given is not crucial for a successful project but will affect the finished size.)