New Growth Shawl by Erin Mae Searl

New Growth Shawl

September 2017
Lace ?
20 stitches and 42 rows = 4 inches
in garter st
US 1 - 2.25 mm
1311 yards (1199 m)
60" wide at upper edge, 88" wide at lower edge, and 20" tall in center
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The New Growth Shawl is a rhythmic, enchanting knit that lures you in with garter stitch, keeps your interest with a knitted on honeycomb cabled border, and eases you out with simple ribbing at the finish. This large crescent-shaped shawl can be worn either as a wrap or a scarf, and whether you make it for yourself or a loved one, it will be cherished and worn all year.

Difficulty Intermediate

Finished Size 60” wide at upper edge, 88” wide at lower edge, and 20” tall in center.

Yarn Ancient Arts Fibre Crafts Superwash Merino/Silk (75% superwash extrafine merino, 25% silk): old growth forest, 3 skeins.

Needles Size 1 (2.25 mm): 40” circular. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Cable needle; tapestry needle.

Gauge 20 sts and 42 rows = 4” in garter st.

Note This shawl is worked back and forth from the top down.