Nobomi Shawl by Noma Ndlovu

Nobomi Shawl

by Noma Ndlovu
Knitting
October 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 6 - 4.0 mm
875 yards (800 m)
54” (137cm) wingspan and 23” (58cm) depth
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This asymmetric shawl is knit using a combination of stockinette stripes and slip stitches. It is knit from the bottom up and only uses decreases for shaping, making it an easy project for beginners. The shawl has i-cord sides and knits up quickly. The shawl is an easy to knit project perfect for TV knitting and traveling. The name Nobomi is a Xhosa name meaning life!!!

Materials:
2 100g Skein Miss La Motte yarns Twist Sock, 100% 2 ply Merino approx. (330m/360yards) Colour – Smoke 1 Main Colour
1 100g Skein Miss La Motte yarns Twist Sock, 100% 2 ply Merino approx. (330m/360yards) Colour – Nightmare – Contrast Colour
US 6 (4.0 mm) circular needles (32”) 80cm long
1 stitch marker
Yarn needle

Gauge: 22 stitches and 34 rows in stockinette = 4” (10cm) after blocking

Finished Size: 54” (137cm) wingspan and 23” (58cm) depth

Yarn Weight: fingering

Skills Required:
 Basic slip stitch knitting

Skill Level: Advanced beginner