Pretty in Pink Shawlette by Marie Segares

Pretty in Pink Shawlette

Knitting
November 2014
DK (11 wpi) ?
13 stitches and 15 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 10 - 6.0 mm
210 - 260 yards (192 - 238 m)
35” (89 cm) wingspan x 17” (43 cm) spine unblocked; 40” (102 cm) wingspan x 18.5” (47 cm) spine blocked.
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This triangular stockinette stitch shawlette uses dropped stitches to mimic the look of stripes. The simple stitch pattern lets the mohair yarn take center stage.

Skills Used
Basic knitting skills: cast on, bind off, knit, purl
Increasing (yo)
Decreasing (p2tog and ssk. Written explanation for ssk in pattern)
Dropped stitches (written explanation in pattern)

Skill Level
Easy

Finished Size
35” (89 cm) wingspan x 17” (43 cm) spine unblocked; 40” (102 cm) wingspan x 18.5” (47 cm) spine blocked.

Materials
Galler Yarns Flore II (75% mohair/20% wool/5% nylon, 1.75 oz/50 g, 100 yd/91 m) – 3 skeins 077, or approximately 260 yd (238 m) in any light weight, mohair blend yarn.

US 10/6 mm 40” (100 cm) circular needles, or any size needed to obtain correct gauge.

Yarn needle.

Stitch marker.

Gauge
13 sts x 16 rows in stockinette st = 4” (10 cm) across. Exact gauge is not critical for this project.