Oyster Bay

January 2019
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
550 - 600 yards (503 - 549 m)
One Size, approximately 72” post blocking wingspan.
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The Oyster Bay shawl is worked semi-loosely on chunky yarn from the top down. It has a traditional triangle shape with increases happening on right side/patterened rows. As you work through the repeats you will easily memorize the pattern and likely find that you can work this project without referencing the chart/instructions for the majority of the shawl body.

I designed this shawl as a project to take with me on my train commute. The yarn, a merino alpaca blend, is something I was lucky enough to win from We Are Knitters. I fell in love with it and would recommend trying it out if possible. If not, any chunky solid yarn will work with this design.