Louisiana Street by Knitty Natty

Louisiana Street

Knitting
September 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches = 4 inches
in garter stitch worked flat BEFORE BLOCKING
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
900 - 940 yards (823 - 860 m)
One Size- 65" wingspan and 30" depth
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The Louisiana Street shawl is a right-triangle shawl with some easy texture and comforting garter stitch. Louisiana Street is constructed just a bit differently. Instead of the dreaded increasing to infinity, this shawl starts at the widest point. That’s right- only decreases! Simple, but engaging, this is just the right project to drag along to knit night or out and about.

This pattern was created in collaboration with the incredible local yarn shop McKinney Knittery in McKinney, TX and debuted during the North Texas Yarn Crawl in September 2019.

Shawl Cuff from The Rusted Stitch.

| YARN |
463 yards (100 grams) of fingering weight in MC.
463 yards (100 grams) of fingering weight in CC.
Optional: 20 grams of fingering weight in CC2.

Sample uses…
Long Dog Yarn in “First Blush” (mc), “Wild Child” (cc), and “Evergreen” (cc2).

| SIZES |
One Size
65” wingspan x 30” depth after blocking.
50” wingspan x 25” depth before blocking.

| NEEDLES |
US 6 (4.0mm) or US 7 (4.5mm) or size needed to obtain gauge.
Tester knitters ranged from 3.5mm-5.0mm. Please take the time to check gauge so you do not run out of yarn!

Check out the “Alternating Yarns at the I-Cord Edge” video here.
Learn more about Louisiana Street here.

This shawl was test knit by the amazing emstone, ClearCutCrystal, crftnutt225, Lauraloulou, Jmforgacs, and chateauwillow.