Ruxton Shawl by Dee O'Keefe
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Ruxton Shawl

September 2013
Sport (12 wpi) ?
4.5 stitches = 1 inch
in Stockinette, but gauge is not critical
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
630 - 680 yards (576 - 622 m)
64" x 30" in sport weight; 56" x 26" in fingering weight but size is easily customizable
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Ruxton works up really quickly. Both the body and border patterns are very intuitive and easy to memorize. Before you know it, you’ll have a Ruxton to call your very own!

Instructions are provided for two sizes: a 64” x 30” shawl that uses 630-680 yards of sport weight, and a 56” x 26” smaller shawl that uses 550-600 yards of fingering weight. The gold shawl pictured is worked in sport weight and the rusty brown shawl pictured is worked in sock/fingering weight. The texture is still very evident in the fingering weight, but I would not recommend lace weight since the cool texture of the border will not show to its best advantage. I used the US 6 needles for the sport weight and the US 5s for the fingering version.

The size is very easy to customize either by using different yarn, changing the number of pattern repeats, or both. Full instructions are provided to show you how, including how to calculate stitch counts for any size and how changing the number of chart repeats will affect the final size.

The Ruxton pattern includes both charts and full written out instructions for those of you prefer not to use charts.

Construction Notes: Ruxton starts at the center back of the neck and is knit down to the bottom edge. On the body, patterning is done on the right-side rows only, with all wrong-side rows being purled between the garter spine and borders.The textured border is patterned on both sides on most rows.

For a kerchief-sized (48” x 20”), one-skein version as shown here, work Chart 2 - 3 times and all the rest of the charts one time only.