Transcontinental Shawlette by Kate Jackson
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Transcontinental Shawlette

Knitting
September 2012
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
400 yards (366 m)

A triangular scarf or diminutive shawl, this versatile piece will complement any wardrobe. Knit from the center tab towards the edge, with a picot edging at the end. Use a special skein of hand painted sock or fingering weight yarn, and treat your neck to a bit of luxury.

Finished dimensions:
approximately 36 inches wide x 16 inches deep, after blocking

Gauge:
20 sts and 30 rows to 4 inches in stockinette stitch, blocked

Construction notes: The body of this shawl is knit from the center tab out, increasing with yarn overs at the beginning and end of every row, and along the center of the 3-stitch spine on right side rows only. The stitch pattern is basically stockinette, with garter stitch edging and center spine, with purl ridges strategically spaced for a pleasing pattern.

Materials:
-400 yards fingering weight yarn
-size 6, 24 OR 32 inch circular
needle, or size needed to obtain gauge
-stitch markers
-scrap yarn and crochet hook for provisional cast on
-row counter, optional but helpful