Desert Sunset Shawl by Amy Christoffers

Desert Sunset Shawl

May 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 43 rows = 4 inches
in garter st.
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1311 yards (1199 m)
69" wide and 24" tall.
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The Desert Sunset Shawl pattern uses a slip-stitch pattern to create gorgeous texture and to showcase the beautiful hand-dyed yarns in rich colorways. The triangular shawl starts with a garter tab and is worked from the center neck down and outward to the points.

Difficulty Easy

Yarn Weight 1

Finished Size 69” wide and 24” tall.

Yarn Hedgehog Fibers Sock Yarn (90% superwash merino wool, 10% nylon; 437 yd 400 m/3½ oz 100 g): hunter (A), rusty nail (B), and swamp (C), 1 skein each.

Needles Size 6 (4 mm): 24” circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Marker (m); waste yarn for provisional CO; tapestry needle.

Gauge 19 sts and 43 rows = 4” in garter st.

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  • This triangular shawl is worked from the center neck down and outward to the points.
  • Slip stitches purlwise with yarn in back on right-side rows and with yarn in front on wrong-side rows.
  • A circular needle is used to accommodate the large number of stitches.

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