Tarfala Valley Shawl by Susanna IC

Tarfala Valley Shawl

October 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in garter st on medium-sized needles
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
600 yards (549 m)
18" deep at the center and 70" long
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Even the simplest shawl can add style (and warmth) to an outfit. This crescent-shaped wrap features garter stitch in a variegated yarn and a dramatic lace border in a solid yarn. Muted tones ripple across this shawl just as they do across an alpine tundra or Swedish glacier.

Difficulty Intermediate

Finished Size 18” deep at the center and 70” long.

Yarn Manos del Uruguay Silk Blend (70% merino extrafine wool, 30% silk): abalone (light purple; MC), 3 skeins and ice melt (light blue; CC), 1 skein. Yarn distributed by Fairmount Fibers.

Needles Sizes 6 (4 mm), 8 (5 mm), and 9 (5.5 mm): 32” circular. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers; tapestry needle.

Gauge 16 sts and 26 rows = 4” in garter st on medium-sized needles.

Note This shawl is worked back and forth in rows from the top down.

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published pattern #200