Giant Steps by Jimenez Joseph
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Giant Steps

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A 2-colour scarf/wrap or shawl that is knitted from end to end. It features simple intarsia-style colourwork with easy cable & lace patterning and funky fringes.

It is a versatile pattern that can be worked using any weight of yarn. It features a basic method of intarsia colourwork, that allows different yarn colours to run side by side. The beauty of this is that there is no carrying up separate yarn bobbins and no cutting and weaving-in lots of ends.

You can modify the pattern to your heart’s content by:
• changing the fringes to your own choice of edging styles,
• combining solids colour yarns with variegated yarns, or even
• mixing and matching different yarn types!

Explore your creative side!

Gauge is not important, as it is freeform knitting.

Try cabling without a cable needle! It’s easier than you think and so much faster! See this tutorial

Yarn Info and Dimensions:

DK
Suggested Yarn: Cascade 220 Worsted. 100% Wool, 220 yards / 100g
Number of skeins: 2 skeins (1 of each colour)
Needle: US 8 / 5mm
Finished Size (approx.): 68” x 20” (172cm x 50cm)

Sport
Suggested Yarn: The Plucky Knitter: Traveler Sport. 65% Merino, 20% Silk, 15% Yak 320 yards / 100g
Number of skeins: 2 skeins (1 of each colour)
Needle: US 7 / 4.5mm
Finished Size (approx.): 82.75” x 19.75” (210cm x 50cm)

Fingering/4ply (Deep Shawl - see Blue sample)
Suggested Yarn: Flamboyance Yarns: Meteor.
75% Merino, 20% Nylon, 5% Metallic. 437 yards / 100g
Number of skeins: 2 skeins (1 of each colour)
Needle: US 6 / 4mm
Finished Size (approx.): 71”x 35.5” (180cm x 90cm)+

+Due to the yardage of fingering weight yarns, this version is modified as a Deep Shawl instead of a scarf. Modification information is given in the pattern. Circular needles of 24” (60cm) or longer may be required.

Other tools: cable needle, weighing scales and foam mats and pins etc. for blocking.