Pinstripe Shawl by Kira Dulaney

Pinstripe Shawl

Knitting
February 2015
DK (11 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in Garter Stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
450 - 490 yards (411 - 448 m)
Width: 64", Length" 13" at longest point
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This fun trapezoidal shawl is a fast and interesting knit that can be worn around your shoulders or neck. Garter stitch stripes are worked sideways and accented with a picot edging. This is a great skill-building project for newer knitters, and a fun way to play with colorful mini-skeins of yarn.

GAUGE
4” = 18-20 sts and 27-30 rows in Garter Stitch, blocked
Precise gauge is not required for this project.
Note: yarns shown usually knit at 21-24 sts to 4” in Stocking Stitch, but are knit on a larger needle here and then blocked out firmly.

FINISHED DIMENSIONS
Width: 64”
Length: 13” at longest point

MATERIALS
350 yards sport or 330 yards DK weight yarn in main color
140 yards sport or 120 yards DK weight yarn in contrast color or combination of mini-skeins
US 7 (4.5mm) 29” or longer circular knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge
yarn needle
pins for blocking

Sample shown in teal/turquoise is knit in Knitted Wit Polwarth Shimmer main color and Sincere Sheep Luminous contrast color.
Sample shown in navy with colorful stripes is knit in Mountain Colors River Wash Sport using one full skein and one set of mini skeins