Cuprite Shawl by Emily O'Brien

Cuprite Shawl

October 2020
Aran (8 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in Chart A patt
US 8 - 5.0 mm
832 yards (761 m)
63 1/4" wide and 28" tall.
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We can all use more relaxing projects. Garter-stitch columns alternate with simple 3x3 cables on this triangular shawl. The cables and increases are worked on wrong-side rows, so the right-side rows are just knitted—no thinking required!

Difficulty Easy

Yarn Weight 4

Finished Size 63 ¼“ wide and 28” tall.

Yarn Jo Sharp Silkroad Aran Tweed (85% wool, 10% silk, 5% cashmere; 104 yd 95 m/ 1 ¾ oz 50 g): #127 Posie, 8 balls. Yarn distributed by Halcyon Yarn.

Needles Size 8 (5 mm): 36” circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Cable needle (cn); tapestry needle.

Gauge 20 sts and 27 rows = 4” in Chart A patt.

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  • This asymmetrical shawl begins at one corner and is worked with increases along one edge to create a triangle. Cable crosses are worked on wrong-side rows so that every right-side row of the shawl is all knit stitches.

  • A circular needle is used to accommodate the large number of stitches.

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