Mix & Mingle by Andrea Mowry

Mix & Mingle

Knitting
April 2018
yarn held together
Lace
+ Lace
= Fingering (14 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in Garter Stitch, blocked
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1000 yards (914 m)
One Size
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This sweet crescent shawl uses three of my favorite ways to play with color - fading, marling, and two color brioche! And what’s better than draping your shoulders in cashmere?? Read more about Mix & Mingle and how I boosted my Color Confidence HERE! Don’t forget to use #mixandmingleshawl when you post on social media so I can see all of your gorgeous shawls!

Finished Measurements
Wingspan - 69”/175.5 cm
Center Depth - 11”/28 cm
Do you love a large shawl? User heavier weight yarn (i.e. fingering weight) to easily increase the size of this shawl!

Yarn
4 colors Lace weight
Color A - 328 yds/50 g
Color B - 328 yds/50 g
Color C - 160 yds/25 g
Color D - 135 yds/22 g

Suggested Yarn
Hedgehog Fibres Cashmere Merino (328 yds/50 g)
Color A - 1 skein Crybaby (white with speckles)
Color B - 1 skein Fly (jade with speckles)
Color C - 1 skein Ghost (light lavender)
Color D - 1 skein Hush (dark lavender)

Suggested Needles
Main Fabric - Size US 6/4 mm (32”/80 cm circular recommended) Border - Size US 4/3.5 mm (16”/40 cm circular or DPNs)
(Use the needle size you need to achieve gauge.)

Notions
Tapestry Needle
Scissors
Row Counter (recommended)

Gauge
17 sts & 44 rows = 4”/10 cm
Using larger needles and 2 strands of yarn held together and measured over garter stitch AFTER blocking.

Techniques to Indulge In
Marling, fading, two color brioche, increasing, decreasing, garter tab cast on, applied brioche border.