Snowfall shawl is designed to sit on your shoulder while watching the fire on winter nights with a glass of wineand a book on your lap. The pretty, textured pattern and the flarededge is a nice and relaxing knit in itself: the knitting process brings you to your happy place and wrapping yourself into the finished shawl will keep you there.
This shawl is romantic and feminine. It is knitted top down, into a crescent shape. The size of the shawl is your decision, as both the body and the ruffle edge can can be modified by knitting more repeats to get a wider, warmer version.
The pattern contains charts and written instructions as well.
Yarn used for the sample
Shilasdair Luxury 4-ply (40% Angora, 40% Merino, 10% Camel, 10% Cashmere, 220 yds 201 m / 50 g) Color: Fleece Cloud A. 657 yds (601 m)
Preferably solid, semisolid or tonal, sport, fingering or light fingering weight yarn. Yarn weights: http://www.ravelry.com/help/yarn/ weights?highlight=13
Needles used for sample
US 6 4 mm 40”(100 cm) cm long circular needles.
2 stitch markers, tapestry needle.
Size of the sample
One size: 48 cm x 125 cm
21 sts x 32 rows in 10 cm (4 inches) in st st.
Please note that in this particular project getting the right gauge is not essential. However, working with different yarn weight / gauge will effect both the yardage and the final size of the project as well.
Make one increases, also purled on the wrong side. Knitting out more stitches from one, working with changing stitch count.
Wrap up in this cosy shawl with a flared edge and a pretty textured pattern which is easy to memorise.
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