Sunset Shawl by m1 Designs
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Sunset Shawl

October 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Rib Garter Stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
640 - 650 yards (585 - 594 m)
64” (162.5cm) wingspan (tip to tip); 25” (63.5cm) depth
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$3.00 from each pattern sale is donated to the Battle Mountain Humane Society, a true no kill shelter, currently caring for more than 110 dogs and 130 cats. The shelter resources are running scarringly low. The shelter dogs consume over 3000 lbs of food every month and this does not include kitty food or litter. In addition to needing funds for the basic care and operations of running a no kill shelter, the shelter is in need of an awning screen to help protect the outdoor area from the winter snows and summer heat.

This shawl was inspired by a Design-a-long held in my group on Ravelry. Members voted on the many types of yarn colors as well as the shape and stitch pattern order of the overall design. As a result, Sunset is an asymmetrical shawl based on garter stitch (with a twist) and my interpretation of an airy cable design.


Crazy Zauberball 100g / 459yds or 420m
Cascade Heritage 100g / 437yds or 400m
Actual yardage used:
CC - Crazy Zauberball, Schokoladenseite 96g / 440yds (403m);
MC - Cascade Heritage, Camel 46g / 193yds (184m)

Note: Please note that I used almost all of my Zauberball to complete this project. My Zauberball weight in at 97g before starting to knit.

Gauge: 23 sts by 32 rows = 4”x4” / 10 x 10cm in in main pattern

US 4 (3.5mm) circular needle. Adjust needle size as needed to obtain gauge.

Stitch markers (optional), yarn needle, one yard of waste yarn for lifelines, blocking wires (optional), rustproof pins for blocking

Finished Dimensions
64” (162.5cm) wingspan (tip to tip); 25” (63.5cm) depth

Skill Level: Intermediate
Basic knitting skills, garter stitch, drop stitch, simple color changes, cast on at beginning of a row.

Thank you to all the members in my group who participated in this fun event and giving me the inspiration to design this beautiful shawl.

Errata 5/20/15:
Step 1B
After instructions for Row 4 continue as follows:

Row 5: K2, (k1 tbl, yo, let the yo from the LH needle drop off, k1 tbl, k1), repeat to last st, k2tog, turn.
Repeat Rows 4 and 5 and additional 3 times.
Next row (WS): Repeat instructions for Row 4. (15 sts) — 6 garter ridges