Forest Shawl by Padma R

Forest Shawl

by Padma R
October 2017
any DK weight yarn
DK (11 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
392 - 412 yards (358 - 377 m)
One size; adjustable
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This pattern is available for free.

This piece was designed purely for comfort knitting!

This warm shawl is made entirely in garter stitch with a few slipped stitches in the mosaic sections. There are no purl stitches and you need to knit only one colour at a time during the mosaic patterns - this makes it a very relaxing knit!

The pattern changes provide visual interest, and the asymmetric triangle shape is easy to wear.
In addition, you can simply continue (or stop) knitting depending on when you run out of yarn!

Size 74” at top edge, 52” and 46” at other edges, 34” width at centre

Vardhman Millenium, DK weight acrylic, 165 yards/151 meters/50 gram skein; colours LC (tan) (189): 3 skeins; CC1 (dark green) (120) & CC2 (brown) (10): one skein each.

Actual yarn usage for shawl in photos: LC: 150 grams; CC1: 37 grams & CC2: 50 grams

Any DK weight yarn with similar yardage may be substituted.
Yarnsub: list of yarn substitutes

Needles & Notions
US 7 (4.5 mm) 32” circular needle; stitch markers; tapestry needle