Lost Highway Shawl by From Mana

Lost Highway Shawl

July 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Garter Stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
459 - 492 yards (420 - 450 m)
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Letting Go, the 4ply version is FREE when you purchase this pattern. The pdf is included with Lost Highway x

Sitting by the winter fire, knitting this shawl while listening to a Bon Jovi cd, I felt calm and happy. This is knitting I thought, creating joy, comfort and warmth with every stitch. Hence the Lost Highway Shawl was born.

This is a soothing winter knit, creating a piece either using up nuggets from your stash or specially selected colours that you feel good in. I hope you enjoy knitting Lost Highway as much as I enjoyed designing it!

Construction: Lost Highway is an asymmetrical shawl knit sideways with 8 ply/DK yarn.

There are three sections, each section increasing eyelet lace and garter stripes. It is an easy to remember, meditative yet fun knit. Have fun playing with colours, seeing how you can use those nuggets in your stash x

Gauge: 15 sts across 4”/10cm on 5.0mm needles (in garter stitch)
Gauge is not terribly important but any variations may produce different dimensions

5.0mm 80/100cm circular needles
Darning needle for sewing in ends.

8ply weight yarn (up to 250gm)
130gm Main Colour
45gm Contrast Colour 1
35gms Contrast Colour 2

Based on standard 210m per 100gm.

Skills required
Knitting garter stitch, increases, and basic lace.