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Kust

Knitting
December 2014
Aran (8 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 18 rows = 4 inches
in Pattern stitch
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
246 yards (225 m)
one size
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Kust is an instant gratification knit. It is an asymmetric shawl worked sideways in worsted weight yarn. The lace pattern is simple and is suitable for lace beginners. Advice is given on how to modify the size to use left-overs from your sweater projects.

Written and charted directions are given for the whole shawl. Measurements are given in both centimeters and inches.

FINISHED SIZE

The shawl measures 158 cm / 62” in length and 41 cm / 16” in width. See Schematic for additional measurements.

MATERIALS

YARN

Worsted weight

Shown here: Malabrigo Yarn Worsted (100% Merino Wool; 192 m/210 yds, 100 g/3.5 oz skein; Color Geranio #44: 2 skeins)

Yardage: 225 m / 245 yds, including 10% allowance

NEEDLES

6.5 mm (US 10.5) needles, any type; adjust needle size if necessary to obtain gauge.

NOTIONS

Yarn needle

GAUGE

12 sts and 18 rows in 10 cm (4”) in Pattern Stitch, blocked

Gauge is not critical but affects the finished size and yardage

REQUIRED SKILLS

Decreases, increases