The Big Debbie Shawl by Michelle Miller
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The Big Debbie Shawl

Knitting
January 2013
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
864 yards (790 m)
69 inches wide by 32 inches long after blocking.
This pattern is available from shop.fickleknitter.com for $8.00.

Big Debbie Shawl was written exclusively for Yarnover Truck, Southern California’s first mobile yarn store. Yarnover Truck made it’s debut on March 23rd, 2013 in Burbank, California and services Southern California. Click here to find out where Yarnover Truck will be headed to next!

The Big Shawl is traditional triangle shawl knit from the neck to the long edge. The shawl has a knit-on border which means it’s not necessary to bind off 265+ stitches at once! The bold knit-on edging is worked back and forth over 27 stitches and a ssk with the main body stitches every other row eliminates the large bind off stitch by stitch. This is a great shawl for beginning-intermediate Lace Knitters.

If you have a question while knitting please visit the Fickle Knitter Design ravelry group for help. This is a great shawl for beginning-intermediate Lace Knitters, if you can knit, purl, yarn over, k2tog, ssk, sk2p, and work a short row you can knit this shawl! If you get stuck please visit the Fickle Knitter rav group or email me at fickleknitterdesign@yahoo.com for help.

Yarn substitution may result in a change in estimated yardage, gauge and finished size of your individual project.

A note about Gauge
Are you a tight knitter or a loose knitter? If you are a loose knitter please consider going down a few needle sizes. If you are a tight knitter you may have to go up a few sizes to get gauge. Your swatch should be stretched after you’ve soaked it in water and then pinned it out to make it wider to dry, just as you would with the finished shawl.

Description
This quick-to-knit triangle lace shawl is simple and elegant with its lovely, knit-on lace edging.

Needles
Size US 7/4.5 mm Knitting Needles, or size needed to get gauge.

Yarn Three 100 gram balls of Baah! Yarns 100% Merino Wool. 400 yards/ 366 meters. Total yardage: 864 yards/ 793 meters. Color 1: Obsidian, Color 2: Keep on Truckin’, Color 3: Blue Topaz.

Gauge
18 stitches and 28 rows over 4 inches in Stockinette Stitch

Finished Pattern Measurements
69 inches wide by 32 inches long after blocking.