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August 13 2010
August 18 2010
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Vintage Candy
Vintage Candy Shawls by Cindy Myska Colbert
one size
Needles & yarn
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
Cascade Yarns® Ecological Wool®
0.5 skeins = 239.0 yards (218.5 meters), 125 grams

This is such an easy and quick pattern! Very interesting shape, with simple stitches that are very textural. I’m biased because my friend designed it, but I loved knitting this pattern!

Using bulky yarn and 10.5 needles, the shawl came out more like a scarf, or cowl. A scowl, if you will (thanks, Lisa!). I love the size, it will be perfect under a winter coat.

I added an extra row of eyelets at the end, including three extra knitted rows after the third eyelet row. Then I bound off using a picot thusly: CO2, BO5. After binding off 5, you move the stitch from your right needle to the left needle, and then cable cast on 2.

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August 13 2010
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by Cascade Yarns®
100% Wool
478 yards / 250 grams
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  • Project created: August 18, 2010
  • Finished: August 18, 2010
  • Updated: October 28, 2011