Plum Sorbet Shawl by Brenda Castiel
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Plum Sorbet Shawl

Knitting
June 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
400 - 450 yards (366 - 411 m)
Shawlette, and Shawl
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This crescent shaped shawl has a great shape that’s easy to wear, as it stays on without a shawl pin; it can work as a scarf and be draped in many different ways.
It’s designed to use one skein (about 400 yds) of a solid, or semi-solid yarn.
A larger size is provided as well, using 450 yds.
Beginning with a center neck cast on, the shawl features 2 columns of yarn-over increases, plus increases at the edges. The first section is in garter stitch, so the knitter will see fast progress.
The pretty lace edging ends in a narrow ruffled edge to complete the graceful feminine look.

DIFFICULTY
Intermediate

MEASUREMENTS
Approx 88 (110) in/220 (275) cm around outside edge and 15 (18) in/38 (45) cm from midpoint (neck) to bottom edge, after blocking.

YARN
Zen Yarn Garden Serenity Glitter Sock, 80% superwash merino wool, 10% cashmere, 10% nylon; 100g/400 yd, Captivate colorway.

NEEDLES
US 5 – 3.75 mm, circular, 24 - 32 in./ 60 - 80 cm, or size required to achieve gauge.

GAUGE
18 st and 22 rows = 4 in/10 cm in stockinette stitch after blocking.
Gauge is not critical in this pattern, but a different gauge will affect yardage and size of finished item.

Sample shown is smaller shawlette size made with 400 yds of fingering wt yarn.

Pattern has been test knit and tech edited for a pleasant knitting experience.
Thank you to my lovely test knitters!