Okeeffe Shawl by Alexis Winslow
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Okeeffe Shawl

Knitting
January 2017
Shown Here: Backyard Fiberworks O’Keeffe Kit- Pedernal
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 42 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch (blocked)
US 6 - 4.0 mm
546 yards (499 m)
Approximately 71” at widest point; 20” long
This pattern is available for $6.00 USD
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This asymmetrical triangle shaped shawl features five colors of yarn worked into a beautiful angular gradated motif through the use of short rows and stripes. The shawl is worked in easy, elegant garter stitch, and features rows of eyelets between color changes, adding a bit of rhythm and interest. The pattern changes with every new section of color, making this a fun, irresistible knit that you won’t want to put down.

This design honors artist Georgia O’Keeffe (1887-1986), the “Mother of American Modernism”, and is inspired by her iconic simplified landscapes and oral paintings. The beautiful gradient yarn colorway featured in this pattern is a collaboration with Alice O’Reilly, talented yarn dyer and owner of Backyard Fiberworks, where kits are available for purchase.