This pattern is also available as part of my new e-book Espiral: a progressive Eco-friendly e-book with 5 original shawl designs + 1 bonus pattern (also a shawl design).
Outonal is an unconventional design - an asymmetrical and seamless shawl, knitted bias in one piece. The main body is worked in garter with a lace edging resembling leaves and berries. It starts with a few stitches that gradually increase in number and when you achieve the desired length, a knitted-on border is attached. As you can see for the photos both its lines and colors aren’t, intentionally, very “matchy matchy”.
Size is easily customizable and due to the pattern’s simplicity/ flexibility any weight yarn of your choice, both solid or variegated, works well. As shown used 401.3m (438.9 yds) of Noro Kureyon Sock (fingering weight yarn).
Materials: 401.3 – 461.4 m (438.9 – 504.7 yds) of fingering yarn; US 4 - 3.5 mm circular needles, tapestry needle; pins for blocking
Level: Advanced Intermediate – knitted-on border, long tail cast-on, knit, purl, bind-off, K2tog, Ssk, S2kp, Dyo, Yo, P2tog, P3tog, Sl1wyif, Sl1wyib, make several stitches out of one (explained into pattern). The pattern st is worked in “true lace”, requiring some attention. Instructions are detailed and some links are provided as well. Wet block the shawl and woven in ends.
Pattern Style: Full - both written instructions and charts are provided.
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