Let’s do something different.
Let’s learn something new.
Let’s work with some luscious yarn.
Let’s create some interesting textures.
Let’s do some cables.
Originally released as the first pattern in our WPKnits 2014 Mystery Club, this shawl is a wonderfully textured ¾ of a circle shawl in amazing fingering weight yarn that will wrap you in luxury.
Skills: Basic knit increases and decreases (yo, k2tog, p2tog, ssk, M1, kfb, pfb), basic cables (2/2 RC, 3/3 RC, 4/4 RC) with video links provided, offering a good introduction to cabling. Beading is optional, but video links are provided to teach different application processes. Pattern is fully written and charted.
This pattern is knitCompanion® supported. What does that mean?
Yarn: Stunning String Studio Decadent Fingering (55% Superwash Bluefaced Leicester, 45% Silk, 650 yds (601 m), 150 grams) 1 skein, Wild Blue Yonder; or Fingering Weight Yarn - 650 yards (594 m).
Needles: US 5 (3.75 mm) 42” (17 cm) circular needle, or size required to obtain gauge.
Other: 6 Stitch Markers & Cable needle
Optional: 150 Seed Beads 6/0 & crochet hook US 10-14 (1.25 - 0.75 mm) or size that will fit your bead. If you prefer, you may use Super Floss or a beading tool to apply the beads.
Gauge: 18 stitches & 22 rows per 4” (10cm) in blocked stockinette stitch. Although gauge is not critical, it will affect overall size and yarn requirements.
The discussions about this pattern are in the Wild Prairie Knits group, so come and join us.