Surrender by Pauliina Karru

Surrender

Knitting
April 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch after blocking
US 4 - 3.5 mm
842 yards (770 m)
one size
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Simple, comforting stitches paired with chic stripes – what’s not to love? Surrender is a shawl that’s perfect for knit nights and tv marathons. Or those moments when you crave the familiar comfort of knitting but don’t want to think too much.

First, you knit the central garter stitch panel and then pick up stitches all around it, to work the lace border in the round. Yes, the rounds are long, but it’s all easy knitting. You won’t lose your place even if you stop mid-round. So, go ahead, surrender to the stitches flowing on your needles!


Materials

  • Yarn: 3 skeins of Brambles & Me Ridge (100% Superwash Bluefaced Leicester; 365 m / 399 yds per 100 g) in 2 colors; 2 skeins of C1 and 1 skein of C2 or approx. 770 m / 845 yds of fingering weight yarn; 520 m / 570 yds in C1 and 250 m / 275 yds in C2
  • Needles: 3.5 mm / US 4 circular needle or size needed to obtain gauge
  • 4 stitch markers

The sample was knit using Brambles & Me Ridge in Kissing Gate (C1) and Hot Toddy (C2).

Gauge
22 sts x 26 rows = 10 cm / 4” in garter stitch after blocking.

Size
One size
Length: 166 cm / 65.5”
Width: 52 cm / 20.5”

Notes
The central garter stitch panel is knit first. Then stitches are picked up all around it for the lace border, which is knit in the round.