Myrtle Creek Shawl by Kelli Slack
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Myrtle Creek Shawl

September 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 3 - 3.25 mm
475 - 550 yards (434 - 503 m)
50 inches by 23 inches
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The Myrtle Creek Shawl is named for a creek and city in Oregon where the lovely Oregon myrtle grows. Though the city is a small one, it boasts a lovely main street and is also known as the “gateway to the 100 valleys of the Umpqua.” The rippling greens and blues of the shawl evoke the gentle curves of the rivers, the brilliant trees of the area, and the many bridges that may be found in the area.

This pattern is meant for adventurous novice knitters to experienced knitters and all those in-between. Please read the entire pattern before beginning.

Yarn: 2 Skeins Simply Shetland Silk & Lambswool, 246 yards, 59% Silk Noil, 41% Shetland Lambswool, colors #19 (Kildrummy) & #1 (Inverallochy); alternatively 2 skeins of Teresa Ruch Designs 3/2, 312 yards, 100% Tencel

Needle: US 3 (3.25 mm) Signature circulars or needles to obtain gauge

Gauge: 5.5 stitches per inch (spi) and 8 rows per inch (rpi) OR 22 stitches & 32 rows to 4 inches/10 cm in stockinette

Size: 50 inches long by 23 inches wide

To alter the size: Adjust your gauge to increase or decrease the size of the shawl as needed.