Desert Flowers Shawl by Marci Marra

Desert Flowers Shawl

February 2024
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1400 yards (1280 m)
Longest edge = 72" Depth at point = 35"
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The pattern employs the captivating technique of slip stitches to create an array of vivid colors and textures reminiscent of blossoming flowers amidst the desert sands. Mosaic knitting offers an engaging yet accessible method for achieving intricate designs while using only one color per row, making it perfect for knitters of various skill levels.

One standout feature of this pattern is the ingenious invisible tab cast-on method, elegantly eliminating the need for a traditional garter tab start. The invisible tab seamlessly integrates into the design, ensuring a polished and flawless beginning to your shawl.

Crafted as an oversized triangle, this shawl offers versatility in styling, allowing it to drape gracefully over the shoulders or be wrapped snugly around the neck for added warmth and comfort. Its generous size makes it an ideal accessory for any occasion, whether you’re strolling through the desert landscape or adding a touch of sophistication to your everyday attire.