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Sunset Shawl

Knitting
November 2011
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
16 stitches = 4 inches in Stockinette Stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
420 - 550 yards (384 - 503 m)
Small - Medium
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There is something so relaxing about watching the sun hide in the horizon, changing the colours of the sky until it goes to sleep. It can get a bit chilly while you enjoy the sublime experience though, in which case a shawl to put around your shoulders like a hug and to keep the chill out is a must. Sunset shawl is knitted starting in middle of the back at the neck, with quite an interesting cast on and construction. The body of the shawl is knitted first, and then the band containing the cable is knitted while attaching it to the body as you go along. Imagine that! Big shawl but never a gazillion stitches on the needles! ;)
Sunset Shawl comes in two sizes, featuring a different cable design for each size.

Finished Measurements:
Small size (gold) – 52 inches (130 cm) from side to side and 18 inches (45 cm) from top to bottom.
Medium size (purple) – 56 inches (140 cm) from side to side and 22 inches (55 cm) from top to bottom.

Materials:
Yarn:
Malabrigo Yarn Rios (100g /210y).
Small size (gold): 2 skeins (420 yards) in colorway Sunset.
Medium size (purple): 3 skeins (630 yards) in colorway Pearl Ten.
Needles:
US7 (4.5mm) knitting needles.

Gauge: 16.5 stitches to 4 inches (10 cm) in stockinette stitch, after blocking