Emerald Bay Shawl by Justine Chenel Designs

Emerald Bay Shawl

June 2021
Heathered Yarn Co Sock
both are used in this pattern
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
26.5 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
800 yards (732 m)
Approx 87”/220 cm along increase edge and approx 40”/101 cm along BO edge
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Emerald Bay Shawl is the Make-A-Long knitting pattern for the 2021 Sierra Nevada Yarn Crawl!

A cozy, yet lightweight shawl inspired by the colors and textures of Emerald Bay, the jewel of Lake Tahoe. In this inlet, you’ll find glorious shades of turquoise and indigo blues, dotted with gorgeous greys and deep emerald greens. Featuring soothing sections of garter stitch and an intriguing ripple and waves motif, knitting this shawl is as breezy as Lake Tahoe!

Pattern Notes: Necessary skills include knit and purl, working increases (yo, kfb) and decreases (k2tog, ssk). Instructions are provided in written and charted formats. The Ripple and Waves chart instructions are written separately, as well as contained between asterisks in written instructions. Please read through the entire pattern to familiarize yourself with its construction before starting to knit. Modification note: work only one or two repeats of shawl edging if needed to accommodate any yardage difference in MC.

Size: Finished shawl measurements after blocking: approximately 87”/220 cm along increase edge and approximately 40”/101 cm along BO edge (see schematic).

Yarn: 1 skein of Heathered Yarn Co Sock, colorway Crepuscule (CC) (85/15 Superwash Merino/Nylon; 437 yds/100g) and 1 skein of Malabrigo Mechita, colorway Sand Bank (MC) (100% Superwash Merino Wool; 420 yds/100g) used for sample. Or approximately 400 yds/365 meters of fingering weight yarn in 2 contrasting or complimentary colors, equaling 800 yds/732 meters total.

Needles: US size 4/3.5 mm 40” circular needles, or size needed to obtain gauge.

Notions: yarn needle, stitch marker, blocking supplies.