Mescal Shawl by Tian Connaughton
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Mescal Shawl

June 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in St st
US 6 - 4.0 mm
420 - 500 yards (384 - 457 m)
44” wingspan and 18” deep
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Mescal Shawl is the second of a 4-pattern collection, Vacation Knits - Vol 2: Summers Out and About.

The Mescal Shawl is a cozy, light-weight shawl perfect for keeping off the chill and to dress up a casual outfit. The shawl is worked from the top down with a St st body making for the perfect on-the-go project and a lace edge and picot bind off for a interesting finish.

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Mescal Shawl is triangle shawl worked from the top-down starting with a Garter Tab Cast-On. The body is worked in St st, then transitions to a Garter Eyelet section, then a Lace Edge. The shawl is finished with a Picot Bind-off. Don’t have enough yarn, the design looks great without the picots.

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner / Intermediate
Finished Measurements: About 44” wingspan and 18” deep (blocked)

Yarn: Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light (100% Merino Wool; 420 yards 384 meters: Oscuro – 1 skein)
Needle: US size 6 (4.0 mm)
Extras: Yarn needle, stitch markers
Gauge: 20 sts and 36 rows = 4” (10 cm) in St st