Allie by Jennifer Wood

Allie

by Jennifer Wood
Knitting
July 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 18 rows = 4 inches
in Garter Stitch. Gauge not critical
US 3 - 3.25 mm
Finished blocked measurements: 86"/218.5 cm long x 24"/61 cm at wide end and 13”/33 cm at narrow end.
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A very fun to knit shawl that starts with a mosaic border followed by an asymmetrical body worked on a bias. This design was inspired by the beautiful pink speckled yarn, My Cheri Amor by Three Irish Girls. I thought this yarn so lovely I just had to make something with it! So I paired with two solid colors and created this shawl. Go grab a pretty speckled yarn with 2 coordinating colors and have fun watching the color play as you knit!

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Size:
Finished blocked measurements: 86”/218.5 cm long x 24”/61 cm at wide end and 13”/33 cm at narrow end.

Materials:
Yarn: Three Irish Girls Adorn Luxe; 85% merino, 15% nylon; 430 yds/393 m per 100g skein; color A: My Cheri Amour, 1 skein, 410 yds/375 m; color B: Doge’s Palace, 1 skein, 270 yds/247 m; color C: Guinness, 145 yds/133 m;
825 total yds.
Needles: Size 3/3.25mm needle. Substitute size as necessary to obtain gauge.

Other: Stitch marker, tapestry needle, pins for blocking
Gauge: 18 sts and 18 rows = 4”/10 cm in Garter Stitch blocked. Gauge is not critical.
Notes:
This wrap is knit from wide end to narrow end, starting with a mosaic patterned border that can be worked in either Garter stitch like the sample or Stockinette stitch. There are two Keys for the chart provided, one for each method. The remainder of the shawl is worked in Garter stitch in contrasting stripes. Decreases at each edge and increases in the center create a chevron shape; varying the rate of the edge decreases produces an asymmetrical arrow. Beginning after the Mosaic Border, stitch counts are given as follows: narrow side/wide side; total sts.