Tasha On The Town by Cathy Briscoe

Tasha On The Town

Knitting
January 2013
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Star Stitch pattern
US 6 - 4.0 mm
420 - 450 yards (384 - 411 m)
One size - can be knit in a heavier yarn for a larger shawl
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Tasha Tudor was known for dressing in simple clothing and leading a simple life. I like to imagine that when she attended a special event she would don her pretty but practical shawl. I designed this shawl as an afterthought to the Tasha Revisited shawl. The construction is the same, but the Lace and stitch patterns are fancier, Perfect for wearing for a night on the town.

Feel free to experiment with needle sizes and yarn weight to create a more dense or less dense fabric or a larger shawl.

Blocking will make a big difference in the drape and the look of the finished shawl.

Suggested Yarn Requirements for other yarn weights:
Fingering: 100g/420 yards US Size 6 - 4 mm needles.
Sport/DK: 800 yards US Size 7 - 4.5 mm needles.
Worsted: 1000 yards US Size 8 - 5 mm needles.