Ziggity by Kirsten Kapur


November 2011
Light Fingering ?
17 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in Garter Stitch - blocked!
US 7 - 4.5 mm
500 - 550 yards (457 - 503 m)
One Size 72x18"
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The two color Ziggity shawl is shaped with 2 increases on every row. The top edge curves slightly up at the center back to give added protection to the neck on cold days. The bottom edge has a gentle curve which may be blocked to soft points as shown or with a straight edge.

Simple garter stitch gives way to a lively zig-zag lace pattern. Experiment with color - try working each section of the zig-zag in a different yarn, or work the garter stitch in a variegated yarn and the lace in a solid. The more adventuresome may even want to try two different colorways of self striping yarn. For a more understated look a single solid color will make an elegant shawl for a more formal occasion.

Ziggity may be worn tossed casually around the neck like a scarf, draped over the shoulders as a shawl or even wrapped multiple times around the neck with the ends tied and tucked under as a cowl. Have fun experimenting with multiple ways to style this shape.

The sample shawl was worked in the following colors and yarn quantities.
MC: Denim -- 250 yds
CC: Seabreeze -- 280 yds

It is always advisable to have extra yardage to allow for differences from knitter to knitter and skein to skein.

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