A striking shawl with slipped stitches, extra yarnovers, and patterning on both the RS and WS, Palomino Sunset is perfect for highly variegated yarns. Worked from the top down with double increases on the sides and additional increases in the middle, this shawl is a pleasing deep crescent when finished and fits the shoulders perfectly.
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS : 63” along top curve, center depth: 20.5”
Ancient Arts, 3 ply fingering sock [80% superwash merino, 20% nylon content; 372yds/100g]; color: prairie flower, 2 skeins. This pattern uses 90% of the yarn, approx 670 yds.
1 set US #7/4.5mm 32inch circular needle
Tapestry needle, stitch markers
17 sts/32 rows = 4” over charted pattern after blocking, gauge is not crucial for this pattern, but will affect yardage
This shawl begins with a garter stitch tab worked back and forth. Stitches are picked up along the side of the garter tab to begin charts.
Both the Right and Left charts have double yarnover increases at the edge of the shawl on the RS rows. This creates the curved crescent shape of the shawl.
The lace patterns are charted as well as written out. When instructed to work a chart, follow the charts on page 4-5, or the corresponding written instructions on pages 6-7
This shawl has patterning on both the rightside and the wrongside.