Wild Ivy Shawl by Kate Schuyten

Wild Ivy Shawl

November 2011
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20.5 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
525 - 750 yards (480 - 686 m)
43.4"/110.5 cm (53"/135 cm) wide and 21"/53.3 cm (23"/58 cm) long at center points, after blocking
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Wild Ivy Shawl is a top down shawl that includes both chart and written instructions.

For a while now I’ve been looking to design a shawl that incorporated a leaf motif in a panel section of a shawl. The result became the Wild Ivy Shawl! A column of leaves cascades down the spine of the shawl flanked by stockinette that eventually grows into a lace border reminiscent of ivy.

Fingering weight: Blue Ridge Yarns Kaleidoscope Superwash Sock Yarn 100% Merino 100 g: 400 yds/366 m (2 skeins); color Lime OR 525-575 yds (480-526 m) of fingering weight yarn
Lace weight: Malabrigo Yarn Lace 100% Merino 50 g: 470 yds/430 m (2 skeins); color Molly OR 750 yds (686 m) of lace weight yarn.

Needles: straight or circular needle at least 32”/80 cm
Fingering & lace weight: US 5 (3.75 mm)

Finished Dimensions:
Fingering weight: 43.5”/110.5 cm wide and 21”/53.3 cm long at center points, after blocking
Lace weight: 53” /135 cm wide and 23”/58 cm long at center points, after blocking
Note that exact measurements will vary slightly depending on gauge and how aggressively the shawl is blocked.

Knit Picks version:
Yarn: Knit Picks Capretta Yarn 80% Merino, 10% Cashmere, 10% Nylon 50 g: 230yds/210 m (2 skeins); color Hunter
Gauge: 18 sts & 34 rows
Finished dimensions: 48” wide & 22” long at center points, after blocking.
Note: I blocked this fairly aggressively.

Pattern tech edited by Katherine Vaughn KTVL