October Shawl - Knit
Knit in Windy Valley’s pure cashmere, the October Shawl, knit version, has a sleeve on one side to keep it in place. You can decide how closely to wrap it, making it flexible in style as well as size!
Skill Level: Intermediate
Finished Measurements: outer edge, 135”; height, 20”; sleeve length, 11” from underarm
Techniques used include: increasing, knitting in the round, lace edge
Yarn: Windy Valley Muskox, Pure Cashmere, 218 yds, 1 oz (28.5 gm) per skein: 5 skeins, shown in Natural
Needles: US 8 / 5.0mm, 32” circular and 16” circular, or size to obtain gauge (long needle is used to accommodate large number of stitches)
Gauge: 20 sts = 4” (10 cm) in Stockinette stitch
Take time to save time: knit a gauge swatch!
Stockinette Stitch (St. st.) – k all sts on RS, p all sts on WS
Garter Stitch – when worked flat, k every row