Half Moon Street
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Knit from the top down, this shawl uses a contrasting colour pattern to break the division between each colour. This would be very useful if you were creating your own gradient or if you had big jumps between the gradient colours. The generous size of this shawl makes it a joy to wear.
Shawl Width: 83” / 211 cm
Shawl Depth: 21.5” / 54.5 cm
MC: 1 set Miss Babs ‘Yummy 2-ply Toes’ (100% Superwash Merino, 798 yds / 730 m per 7.8 oz / 221 g divided into
6 mini-skeins, each 133 yds / 121.6 m per 1.3 oz /37 g); colour: Pleiades.
CC: Plucky Knitter ‘Plucky Bello’ (55% Merino, 45% Cashmere, 380 yds / 347 m per 3.7 oz / 105g); colour: High Cotton
Approx. Yarn Used: MC: 798 yds / 730 m; CC: 331 yds / 302 m
NEEDLES & NOTIONS
US size 6 /4 mm circular needle, 40”/ 100 cm long
Removable markers, tapestry needle.
Always use a needle size that gives you the gauge listed, as every knitter’s gauge is unique.
22 sts / 32 rows = 4”/10 cm in Pattern, blocked
Next Row (WS): Sl 1, k2, p1, yo, (p1, yo, p1) into 1 st p1, k3.
Add yo in before double increase (1 more increase needed)
String Of Purls
Row 4 & 6 (WS): With MC, Sl 1, k2, yo, purl to m…..
This row is purled not knit.