Deirdre Shawl by Ágnes Kutas-Keresztes

Deirdre Shawl

Knitting
August 2015
Sport (12 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in St st on larger needle.
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
770 yards (704 m)
48" wide and 16" deep.
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Finished Size 48” wide and 16” deep.

Yarn Manos del Uruguay Clara (100% superwash merino wool; 385 yd 350 m/3½ oz 100 g): #10 azafrán, 2 skeins. Yarn distributed by Fairmount Fibers.

Needles Sizes 2½ (3 mm) and 6 (4 mm): 40” circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Cable needle (cn); tapestry needle.

Gauge 16 sts and 30 rows = 4” in St st on larger needle.

The border of the Deirdre Shawl is worked from side to side—the cables change direction in the center and form a diamond shape. Stitches are then picked up from the long edge, and the body is shaped with short-rows. I-cord edges along both ends add a finishing touch.