Crescent Cables by Veera Välimäki

Crescent Cables

Knitting
June 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch, after blocking
US 8 - 5.0 mm
938 yards (858 m)
78" [198 cm] wingspan and 16" [40.5 cm] deep
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yarn
lark / 6 skeins damson 149 (MC) / 1 skein iceland 153 (CC)

needles
32” or longer circular in size US 8 / 5 mm

notes
Shawl is an asymmetrical crescent worked from top down in three parts: a symmetrical garter stitch section, then a striped garter stitch section shaped with short rows, then a reversible cable applied border.

skills required
Long-tail cast on, short rows (links provided), increasing, decreasing, cables.