Cobblestone by Meg Gadsbey


October 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch (blocked)
US 6 - 4.0 mm
370 - 800 yards (338 - 732 m)
One (adjustable)
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Cobblestone is an asymmetric triangular shawl knitted on the bias in fingering weight / 4 ply yarn. Stockinette stitch sections are mixed with eyelet and broken rib sections to create a shawl with textural interest and a soft fabric that drapes beautifully.

The shawl is worked in one piece from the top right corner across and downwards. Two increases at the beginning and one decrease at the end of every right side row creates an asymmetric triangular shape.

Pirate Purl Yarns Blackbeard Fingering (90% Australian Polwarth Wool, 10% Silk; 372 yards / 340 metres per 100 grams).
Shown in the Dove colourway (light grey), 1 skein.

Approximately 372 yards / 340 metres of fingering / 4 ply / sock yarn. Instructions are given for increasing the size of the shawl.

Needles & Notions
US 6 / 4 mm circular needles, 30 to 42 inches / 75 cm to 110 cm long, to accommodate the large number of stitches;
1 stitch marker (optional);
Tapestry / yarn needle to weave in ends.

18 sts and 30 rows per 4 inches / 10 cm in stockinette stitch after blocking.
Gauge is not crucial but a different gauge will alter the finished size, drape and amount of yarn required.

Finished Measurements
61.5 inches / 156 cm across the top and 13.5 inches / 34 cm deep.

Skills Required / Techniques Used
Increase / decrease stitches
Lace knitting (for the eyelet rows)
The pattern has written directions only.

Technical Editor: Laura Cameron
Yarn Support: Pirate Purl Yarns
Thank you Henrietta and Stephi for test knitting the pattern.