The third in a series of shawls exploring non-traditional shaping with short rows, available individually or as part of the 5 Short Row Shawls collection.
Piewhacket is a one-skein garter shawl constructed from three sequential short row triangles which build on each other, with a final uneven edging knit from live stitches and using additional short rows. The resulting asymmetrical shape drapes perfectly around the neck and shoulders, and is completely reversible for ultimate wearability. The short row shaping means never having to work a huge number of stitches for very long, and also makes good use of variegated yarn, although it looks just as lovely in a semi solid.
Techniques & Skills Used: cable CO, knit, increasing, short rows.
Yarn: Malabrigo Yarn Sock (100% superwash merino, 440 yards); 1 skein, shown in Abril. Sample used approximately 375 yards of light fingering weight yarn.
US 6 40” circular needle, or size to match gauge.
Stitch markers (3 different).
Thank you to my lovely testers, and my wonderful tech editor Kate Vanover.
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