October Shawl - Knit by Kimberly K. McAlindin
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October Shawl - Knit

October 2012
Light Fingering ?
20 stitches = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
1090 - 1150 yards (997 - 1052 m)
This pattern is available from windyvalleymuskox.net for $8.00.

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
Sizes: O/S
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)

Darning needle
Stitch holders
Stitch markers

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