Mystery Machine Shawl by Kelli Slack

Mystery Machine Shawl

August 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 8 - 5.0 mm
360 - 450 yards (329 - 411 m)
63 inches by 12 inches wide
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The Mystery Machine was more of a challenge for me. How could I adequately portray the scene of so many zoinks, jinkies, and scooby snacks? I finally struck on the scalloped floral edging and the soft crescent shape that reminded me of the flowers on the Mystery Machine itself. I love the way this design hugs your shoulders. The shawl could be made wider and longer by using more of the yarn. I chose to be a bit conservative in my yardage.

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 Teresa Ruch Designs, Bamboo/ Tencel, 260 yards, Folded 100% Tencel and 100% Bamboo Floss, color Mystery Machine (approximately 380 yards used)

Needle: US 8 (5.0 mm) Hiya Hiya Steel circulars or needles to obtain gauge

Gauge: 4.5 stitches per inch (spi) and 5.5 rows per inch (rpi) OR 18 stitches & 22 rows to 4 inches/10 cm in stockinette (unblocked)

Size: 63 inches long by 12 inches wide

To alter the size: Adjust your gauge to increase or decrease the circumference of the scarf as needed. Alter the width as desired.