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Light Frost

Knitting
April 2013
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches in stocking stitch (stockinette)
US 8 - 5.0 mm
459 yards (420 m)
55cm/22" x 150cm/60"
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Inspired by bare branches and sparkling frosts, this easy shawl plays with luxurious contrasts. The opaque stripes give weight and drape, adding warmth on a chilly evening. The sheer, gently sparkling stripes give a hint of what’s hiding underneath.

This is a perfect first triangle shawl. You can get to understand how the shape is made top-down, but with no fiddly lace because the yarns do the work for you.

Knitting doesn’t have to be difficult to be beautiful.

Made with just one skein of each yarn, this makes a great gift for a more experienced knitter to make too.

Size
55cm/22” x 150cm/60”

Materials

  • Fyberspates Scrumptious Worsted/DK, 55% merino wool 45% silk, 220m per 100g skein, 1 skein x Water 107 (M)
  • Debbie Bliss Party Angel, 72% super kid mohair 24% silk 4% metalized polyester, 200m per 25g ball, 1x grey/silver 15503 (C)
  • 5mm/US 8 circular needles with 120cm/48” cable. The shawl is worked flat but circulars are recommended because the rows are long. You may find it easier to start with a shorter cable.
  • Stitch markers
  • Tapestry needle to weave in ends.

Tension
18 sts and 26 rows to 10cm/4” over stocking stitch (stockinette) using yarn M and 5mm/US 8 needles or size required to achieve tension. 17 sts and 26 rows after blocking (explained in pattern).