Surfboard Shawl by Xandy Peters

Surfboard Shawl

Knitting
September 2016
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 10 - 6.0 mm
500 - 540 yards (457 - 494 m)
82" (182 cm) wide and 13.5" (34 cm) deep almond shape
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This pattern is also available as part of the Jersey Shore Knits II ebook.
Along the Atlantic shore, there are always surfers and other water sports enthusiasts out having fun on the ocean waves. This shawl, knit in the shape of a surfboard, is a fun and sporty accessory with a summer vibe.

Finished Size: 82” (182 cm) wide and 13.5” (34 cm) deep almond shape.

Yarn: Main Color: 1 skein Mollygirl Yarns Harmony, 270 yards (247 m) per 100g. (shown in color Giants)
Contrast Color: 1 skein Mollygirl Yarns Harmony, 270 yards (247 m) per 100g. (shown in color The Safety Dance)

Needles: Size 10 (6mm) 60” circular needles, or size needed to obtain gauge.

Gauge: 18 sts x 36 rows = 4 x 4” (10 x 10 cm) square in garter stitch after blocking.

Other Materials: Steamer, tapestry needle, pins for blocking (optional).

Cast on begins in center and shawl is worked from the center out. The method used for this special cast on is shown here. The shawl is then worked from the center out using short rows to create interesting color effects.

About the dyer
MollyGirl Yarn, based in Fair Lawn, NJ, is a unique dyer offering a wide range of yarns as well as handknit accessories. Each base and color is named after a different musical term or song. In addition to a collection of standard and seasonal colors, the shop is always stocked with one of a kind skeins perfect for extra special accessories.
Visit www.MollyGirlYarn.com to shop or to see more about this New Jersey based yarn company.

Edited by Liz Rolle
Photos by Beth Shepherd Peters