Seedheads Shawl by Liz Capik

Seedheads Shawl

September 2012
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
400 yards (366 m)
52 in (132 cm) by 13 in (33 cm)
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A celebration of the end of the harvest season, the Seedheads Shawl incorporates simple cables, lace, and texture to create a simply gorgeous way to keep off the fall chill. This pattern is suitable for a knitter looking to build their skill set, requiring only basic lace stitches, simple cables, and short rows, plus an unusual but simple double increase stitch that every knitter should learn. Fun to knit and a pleasure to wear, the Seedheads Shawl is the perfect thing to throw around your shoulders while you enjoy a beautiful autumn day!

400 yds (366 m) fingering weight
Shown: Apple Tree Knits Luxe fingering in Harvest; 51% silk, 49% merino, 3-ply, 500 yds (457 m)/ 4 oz (113 g)

US size #4 (3.5 mm), or size to obtain gauge; circular needle recommended to accommodate the large number of stitches

15 sts x 38 rows = 4 in. in stockinette st, after blocking

6 stitch markers, cable needle, tapestry needle (for weaving in ends)

Finished size
52 in (132 cm) by 13 in (33 cm)