Sky Lupine by Kate Gagnon Osborn

Sky Lupine

April 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Body Charts
US 5 - 3.75 mm
438 yards (401 m)
16” (40 cm) deep, 43” (109 cm) at widest point.
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A custom collaboration with A Verb for Keeping warm for their Proverbial Shawl Club, Sonora was previously available only for subscription members.

Worthy of Note
This shawl is knit back and forth from the neck out. To begin, a long garter tab is worked, and then stitches are picked up to work the body. The shawl is worked in sections: the right and left sides have a garter edge and triangular side with mini cable motifs, and the center panel has cable panels and a lace center.

When slipping stitches along the shawl edge, slip all stitches purlwise with yarn in front.

When working from charts, read all right side (RS) rows from right to left and all left side (LS) rows from left to right.


Kelbourne Woolens Sonora, (50% merino, 25% US grown cotton, 15% linen, 10% silk; 438 yds/100 gm skein): Lavender Seasalt, 1 skein.
Note: Sonora was custom dyed exclusive for the AVFKW
Proverbial Club.
Kelbourne Woolens Andorra
BC Garn Semilla Melange
Navia Silkiull
18 sts + 28 rows = 4” (10 cm) in Body Charts, after blocking.
1 – 40” (100 cm) US 5 (3.75 mm) circular.
2 – US 5 (3.75 mm) DPNs.
Check your gauge and adjust needle size(s) accordingly if necessary.
Tapestry needle, cable needle (optional).
16” (40 cm) deep, 43” (109 cm) at widest point.
Picking up stitches, basic lace, twisted stitches, simple cables.

For a tutorial on working the Garter Tab Cast on, visit:

For a tutorial on working from charts, visit:

For a tutorial on cabling without a cable needle, visit:

For a tutorial on binding off using the Channel Island Bind Off, visit:

Images by Linette Kielinski