Curcuma Shawl by Beth Michon

Curcuma Shawl

August 2016
Sport (12 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Garter stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
500 - 520 yards (457 - 475 m)
One size
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This light shawl wrap, so called for the vibrant turmeric yellow shade, is perfect for autumn.

Curcuma is worked from tip to tip, with subtle increases and decreases along the body of the shawl. A delicate, rippling border is worked from the very beginning to end of the piece.

Written instructions provided only, no charts are provided for this shawl pattern.

Yarn: 2 skeins of The Uncommon Thread Sport/Light DK Yarn in Golden Praline (225m, 100% superwash BFL, 100gms) or approx. 450m in sport/Light DK weight yarn.

Needles: 5mm (US 8) circulars

Gauge: 19 sts and 26 rows per 4 inch in Garter stitch after blocking
Measurements: Length approx. 88”/2.23m, at widest part 13”/33cm

Notions: 1 stitch marker to mark garter border. 2 x row counters for garter increases and wave border pattern.