Kacia Shawl by Katy H. Carroll
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Kacia Shawl

Knitting
November 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in garter st
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
430 - 580 yards (393 - 530 m)
Small and Large sizes
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Knit in lovely, lightweight yarn from Marianated Yarns, the Kacia Shawl features a cabled central panel with simple garter stitch on either side. The cables take on an entirely different look when seen upside down, and the garter stitch is wonderful for showing off the nuances of color in a hand-dyed yarn! Most of the cables can be easily worked without a cable needle, and Kacia can be combined with any of the other pieces in The Virescent Collection to create a coordinating set.

This pattern contains both fully charted and written instructions.

Recommended Yarn:

Small — Marianated Yarns Scrumptious, one skein — 80% superwash merino / 10% cashmere / 10% nylon — 435 yds (398 m) to 100 g. Shown in colorway Poseidon’s Jade. Small sample used approx. 430 yds (393 m).

Large (second picture) — Marianated Yarns Scrumptious HT-150 — 80% superwash merino / 10% cashmere / 10% nylon — 600 yds (549 m) to 150 g. Shown in colorway Monterey. Large sample used approx. 550 yds (503 m).

Sizing:
Small — 58” (147 cm) wide and 17” (43 cm) deep.
Large — 64” (163 cm) wide and 19” (48 cm) deep. (Both measurements taken after strong blocking.)

Gauge:
18 sts and 32 rows to 4” (10 cm) in garter stitch, strongly blocked

Needles:
US 5 (3.75 mm) circular needle, 32” length, and US 8 (5 mm) needle (for bind-off only)

PLEASE NOTE: Pattern is not dependent upon gauge, but changes in gauge will affect finished size, look of shawl, and amount of yarn used.

Other Materials:
Two stitch markers, cable needle in appropriate size, tapestry needle, t-pins for blocking.