Old Faithful by Sara Gresbach

Old Faithful

Knitting
February 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
4 stitches and 8 rows = 1 inch
in Garter
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
700 - 750 yards (640 - 686 m)
one size: approx. 20 x 68" / 51 x 173 cm
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Grab your favorite worsted weight yarn.
You know the one….the one you can’t help but squish and snuggle, the one you can’t get enough of knitting with, and the one you adore draped around you.

It’s your go-to.
A staple in your yarn stash and your wardrobe.
Your Old Faithful.

This shawl is worked from the bottom-up, working the ribbing, then the circular cables. Next, the body is shaped using simple short rows.

Materials:
700-750 yards of Malabrigo Merino Worsted (100% Merino; 210 yards / 192 m per 3.53 ounces / 100 g). Shown in colorway 504 Rattan.
US #8 / 5 mm circular needles, or size needed to obtain gauge; 40” / 100 cm long
US #9 / 5.5 mm needles, or one size larger than gauge needles (optional but recommended for bind off)
Tapestry needle
Cable needle (required if not working no-cable-needle method for cables)