Cadence Shawl by Helen Stewart

Cadence Shawl

Knitting
November 2011
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in garter
US 6 - 4.0 mm
350 - 400 yards (320 - 366 m)
one size, easily adjustable
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This shawl is pure comfort knitting. A favourite colour combination will chase away the winter blues. Relaxing garter stitch is an antidote to complicated projects.

This semicircular shawl is simple in design yet sophisticated to wear with an easy garter stitch body and an unusual pointed ruffle. Pull your two favourite skeins of sock yarn out of your stash and put them together in unexpected combinations.

The shawl blocks to an elongated semicircle, perfect for wrapping around the shoulders or for wearing around the neck as a scarf. The substantial ruffle gives this shawl a wonderful weight and rhythm.

Finished Measurements
130 cm (51”) diameter at top of shawl
and approximately 50cm (20”) wide
at centre back

Yarn
2 x 100g skeins of sock weight
yarn of approximately 400 yards in
contrasting or complimentary colours

Needles
4mm (US 6), 100cm (40”) long
circular needles

Notions
25 Stitch markers
Tapestry needle
Blocking wires (optional)