Self-Care Shawl by Shannon Squire

Self-Care Shawl

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Knitting
September 2017
Sport (12 wpi) ?
20 stitches = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
600 yards (549 m)
75" across back; 18" deep at center
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The Change Makers ebook is no longer available, but I’ll be donating 50% of proceeds from this pattern forever to the Southern Poverty Law Center .

This shawl is the epitome of knitterly self-care: all of the sections have a rhythm you can really get into; it’s a great excuse to pair two complementarily lovely colors; the yarn is domestic, soft, gorgeous, and bouncy; and the final object is a big hug of a shawl, perfect for snuggling under after a day spent resisting and persisting.

Yarn
approximately 600 yards total sport-weight yarn. I used Sincere Sheep Cormo Sport in Aegean (blue, cA, 325 yds) and Vitamin C (orange, cB, 375 yds).

Finished measurements
75” across back, 18” deep at center, measured after blocking.

About the project:
Change Makers was a collaboration of makers FOR makers. The ebook is no longer available, but the patterns are through individual designers.

Designers:
Marie Greene (Olive Knits) – Capitol Cardi: Top-down, seamless curvy cardigan
Shannon Squire (Shannon Squire Designs) – Self-Care Shawl: An easy-to-memorize shawl for knitters on the go
Sarah Keller (Knot Another Hat/Columbia Gorge Fiber Festival) – Intertwined: A unique, interwoven pullover knit side-to-side
Caitlin Hunter (Boyland Knitworks) – Lindoro: A generous, delicate cowl with floral fair isle
Brittney-Jean Bailey (B.Woolens) – Changing Leaves: A mid-weight cardigan with back lace detail

Dyers:
Knitted Wit
Bumblebirch
The Farmer’s Daughter Fibers
Blue Moon Fiber Arts
Sincere Sheep

For more information, see: http://www.oliveknits.com/product/change-makers/