Ellwood by Petra Breakstone


October 2019
both are used in this pattern
DK (11 wpi) ?
10 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch in sport weight, blocked.
US 8 - 5.0 mm
545 yards (498 m)
Overall length 8 feet and at it's tallest 19".
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A vibrant and asymmetrical shawl is sometimes what you need to add a bit of zing into your life~
It being October, meaning the leaves are changing colors and trick or treating with the kids is happening, this shawl will keep you cozy and looking good!

This shawl was knitted from a Yarnz2go knit kit and this color name is appropriately called Drama/Olive. The drama continues with its unusual shape and color/texture changes. Knitted all in one piece though the first part is done top down in an increasing half crescent shape after which you pick up stitches and knit into a different direction to add waves and more decreased waves and finally add some unexpected top stitching…
So boring, it is not!

The pattern is written, offers lace charts and a photo tutorial.

1 Skein of Yarnology, 238 yards in 7 varying yarn weights, textures and colors as listed below:
C1- Sport/C2-Fingering/C3- sport/C4- DK/
C5- fingering/C6- sport/C7- DK weight.
C8- 2 Skeins of Bambon, 154 yards each in a DK weight and a blend of bamboo and cotton, soft and subtle.
2 yards contrasting sport weight for finishing
Knit kits including the printed and emailed pattern are available at Yarnz2go

US size 8 (6.5 mm) circular needle 32” (80 cm) in length, or size determined in gauge swatch.
Darning needle.

10 sts and 22 rows in 4” of Stockinette stitch done in sport weight yarn, blocked.

Level of Expertise: Advanced Beginner

Techniques used:
Knit, purl, increasing, picking up and knitting stitches, stretchy bind off, lace knitting, top stitching.