Escondido Falls Shawl by Stephannie Tallent
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Escondido Falls Shawl

Knitting
September 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Dot Knit textured pattern, blocked
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1000 - 1050 yards (914 - 960 m)
One size, easily altered
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This wedge-shaped shawl is worked from the bottom up. You can work it in either two colors as shown, in one color, or (not shown) in one color for the body and cable section, and a second color for the lace.

I love waterfall hikes! There are some really neat ones in the Los Angeles area (especially if we’ve had a wet winter).

One of the best is Escondido Falls in Malibu. We brought our dog Rigel with us when we did this hike back in 2009. You can read about the hike here.

One size, easily altered

Finished Measurements
Length along lace edge: 77¼” / 196.5cm
Width at top: 27” / 68.5 cm

Yarn
Anzula Gerty, 100% American Targhee (390 yds / 357 m per 4.02 oz / 114g), 2 skeins Teddy (MC), 1 skein Clay (CC) (or) 3 skeins Blueberry
1040 yds / 951 m total, approx 730 yds / 668 m MC and 310 yds / 283 m CC

Needles
US4 / 3.5mm circular needles or size to obtain gauge

Gauge
25 sts and 32 rows = 4” / 10 cm in Dot Knit textured pattern, blocked
Cable Section Width: 2” / 5 cm, blocked
Lace Edging Width at widest point: 4” / 10 cm, blocked
Lace Edging Height: 4” / 10 cm, blocked

Notions
cable needle, yarn needle

Skills
For two-colored version: stranded knitting, following colorwork charts
All versions: Cabling, lace
Line by line directions given for single color only

10/21/2017:
Swatch Chart Set Up
Next row (WS): (P8 in CC, M1P in CC, p1 in CC) twice, p1 in CC, p4 in MC, p1 in CC, M1P in CC, p2 in CC, p1 in MC, M1P in MC, (p2 in CC, M1P in MC) twice, p1 in MC, p1 in CC, M1P in CC, p2 in CC, p25 in MC. 67 sts

Line by Line Swatch
Next row (WS): (P8, M1P, p1) twice, p3, (p3, M1P) twice, (p2, M1P) 3 times, p27. 67 sts

Shawl Set Up
Two-color cabled shawl only: Next row (WS): (P8 in CC, M1P in CC, p1 in CC) twice, p1 in CC, p4 in MC, p1 in CC, M1P in CC, p2 in CC, p1 in MC, M1P in MC, (p2 in CC, M1P in MC) twice, p1 in MC, p1 in CC, M1P in CC, p2 in CC, p3 in MC, M1P in MC, p2 in MC. 48 sts

CC lace edging only: Next row (WS): With CC, (P8, M1P, p1) twice, p1, change to MC for remainder, p2, (p3, M1P) twice, (p2, M1P) 3 times, p5, M1P, p2. 48 sts

Single colored shawl only: Next row (WS): (P8, M1P, p1) twice, p3, (p3, M1P) twice, (p2, M1P) 3 times, p5, M1P, p2. 48 sts