Raking Leaves Shawl by Samantha Main

Raking Leaves Shawl

by Samantha Main
Knitting
both are used in this pattern
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in Garter stitch worked flat on 4.00mm needles after blocking
US 6 - 4.0 mm
853 - 1050 yards (780 - 960 m)
70cm tall x 165cm long
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The Raking Leaves Shawl is a two-colour fingering weight shawl designed using my signature “curled” shawl shape.

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Raking Leaves is a leafy design created from wanting to knit two yarns from my stash together, a speckled green skein and a black skein, and seeing the same green in the apples my little boy was picking from our apple tree whilst I was trying to rake up the fallen leaves.

Materials:
~ 2 x 100g skein of speckled yarn (100g/ 400m) - Main Colour
~ 2 x 100g skein of solid coloured yarn (100g/ 400m) - Contrast Colour
~ 4.00 mm Knitting Needle
~ Darning Needle
(Note that yardage ranged between 1 skein to 1.2 skeins of each colour)

Difficulty: Intermediate

Skills Used:
~ Knit & Purl
~ Increases & Decreases
~ Selvedge Edge
~ Picot Cast Off

Sizing:
Gauge: 20 sts x 34 rows
Over 10cm x 10cm of garter stitch knitted flat using 4.00mm needles after blocking
Size: 70cm tall and 165cm long