Simplicity by Anniken Allis


July 2010
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch after blocking
US 6 - 4.0 mm
437 yards (400 m)
One size
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An easy shawl worked from the top down in garter stitch, with the option to work either a triangle or half hexagon shape. A circular needle is recommended, although the shawl is worked back and forth in rows. Written instructions only; no charts.

Manos Del Uruguay Fino
(4ply; 70% merino wool/30% silk; 450m/490yds per 100g skein) x 1 skein. Shown in shade: FI999 Violets (triangle version) and FI431 Chemise (half hexagon version)
4mm (UK 8/US 6) knitting needles (80cm/32in long circular needles recommended)
1 or 2 locking stitch markers

Difficulty level:

Skills Needed (see pattern for abbreviations):
Basic Skills: cast on, knit, sl wyif
Decreases: k2tog
Increases: yo
Russian Cast-off (see page 2 of pattern)

Triangle Version:

Wingspan: 178cm/71¼in
Depth: 71cm/28½in

Half Hexagon Version:
Wingspan: 132cm/52¾in
Depth: 44.5cm/17¾in

16 sts and 30 rows over 10cm/4in in Garter Stitch after blocking.
Exact tension is not essential but a difference in tension may affect the final size and amount of yarn used.

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