Ripen is a striking one-skein shawl with a leafy edging and an all-around lace border. The shawl is knit in one piece from side to side. Featuring a spice-colored yarn and optional bead details, Ripen lets you hold on to the last of the rustling fall leaves when winter really sets in.
Working intermediate lace from charts, increases/decreases, double decreases, knit and purl patterning on wrong side rows, bead placement with crochet hook (optional)
22 sts and 32 rows = 4” (10 cm) in St St after blocking
One size, can be customized easily with directions given.
Length: 19” (48.5 cm)
Width: 45” (114 cm)
Rocky Mountain Dyeworks Bow Falls Fingering, 100% superwash Blue Faced Leicester (430 yds/393 m, 3.5 oz/100 g skein), color Falling Leaves: 1 skein
US 3 (3.25 mm) circular needles, 24”, or size required to obtain gauge
US 11/12 (1 mm) crochet hook, or size required to fit through hole of beads (optional)
Although this shawl is worked flat, a circular needle is recommended to hold the stitches comfortably.
• Miyuki Seed Beads, size 6/0, color 6-304 Garnet Gold Luster: number required 59 (optional)
• Stitch markers (minimum 2)
• Yarn needle
Beads can be replaced by nupps, or the detail can be omitted altogether by purling these stitches.
Photos courtesy of Knitcircus.