Orange Crush Shawl by Allison Harding
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Orange Crush Shawl

Knitting
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
gauge is not critical; but go up a size or two if you knit tightly
US 7 - 4.5 mm
437 yards (400 m)
one size, 24" x 64", wet blocked
This pattern is available for free.

Orange Crush is light lacey stole that is easy to work on US 7 (4.5 mm) needle with one skein of Cascade Heritage Silk fingering weight yarn. You can use the print version instead.

Begin with a knitted lace border, reminiscent of orange wedges, then pick up stitches along the top edge and work the body of stole in an easily memorized four row lace pattern. Every other row is plain knit! Finally repeat the border lace edging joining to the body of shawl as you go. Only two ends to weave in with this construction method.

This is great carry with you projectโ€“ light weight and simple. Orange Crush is reversible so you can wear your finished piece as a stole draped over your arms or โ€œcrushedโ€ around your neck as soft silky scarf.

This is a Free pattern!

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Skill level:
Intermediate

Size:
One size, 24” x 64”

Materials:
Cascade Yarnsยฎ Heritage Silk;
85% Superwash Merino Wool / 15% Silk
100 g (3.5 oz) / 437 yds (400 m)
1 skein of color #5641
US 7 (4.5 mm) Circular Knitting Needles or size to obtain gauge
Darning Needle

Gauge:
Not critical for this project, however if you knit tightly, you may want to go up a needle size or two to achieve the lace fabric.