Wyethia Shawl by Tian Connaughton
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Wyethia Shawl

May 2016
Sport (12 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in St st
US 8 - 5.0 mm
540 yards (494 m)
70½” wingspan and 21” (at deepest point)
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Want a perfect warm weather accessory? A shawl that you can wear to that mid-summer garden party? Wyethia Shawl is the perfect shawl to wear with a little black dress or with jeans and tee.

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Wyethia Shawl is a striking lace edged crescent shape shawl worked from the bottom up in a beautiful linen yarn. The easily repeatable lace edging is worked first, then transitions to the body, which is cleverly shaped using short-rows.


70½” wingspan and 21” (at deepest point)

Yarn: Louet Euroflax (100% Wet Spun Linen); 270 yards/246 meters/100 grams; Brick Red – 2 skeins
Needles: US size 8 (5.0 mm) or size to obtain gauge
Extras: Yarn needle; Stitch marker
Gauge: 15 sts and 27 rows = 4” in St st, blocked.

Wyethia Shawl is a crescent shaped shawl worked from the bottom up beginning with a lace edging. The lace edging flows into the stockinette body with an easy eyelet transition row. Short-rows are worked in the stockinette section to shape the shawl; do not wrap stitches. The shawl has 3 sts of Garter Stitch at each end, which is maintained throughout.


Rows 5-15: Rep Rows 1-3.

When working the short-rows, purl on the WS and knit on the RS throughout.