The Early Blossoms by Lisa Hannes

The Early Blossoms

Knitting
February 2020
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
884 yards (808 m)
length: 208 cm / 81.75", depth: 68 cm / 27"
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This modern and fun triangular shawl features various contrasting inserts in garter stitch and a beautiful lace in a background of two-colour stripes.

Worked sideways on the bias from one tip to the opposite edge makes this shawl easy to knit and wear.

This pattern was designed for fingering weight yarn in 2 main colours and a third contrasting colour for the inserts. It would also make a great stash-buster for your minis or small leftovers when making each insert a different colour. There are 8 inserts in my original sample, but the instructions also include general tips if you wish to add some more or place them differently or even change the size.

This pattern is a highly addictive knit with an eye-catching result. The finished shawl will add a fun and cosy item to your favourite wardrobe staple.

Fully written row-by-row as well as charted instructions are provided so you can choose which you prefer to work from.

I hope you enjoy the pattern!



SIZE OF SAMPLE
length along top edge: 208 cm / 81.75“
depth: 68 cm / 27“
easily adjustable

YARN
Designed for fingering weight yarn in three contrasting colours. Allow approx. 400 yds / 366 m of each main colour A + B and 84 yds / 77 m of contrast colour CC.
Yarn used for sample: Malabrigo Yarn Mechita (fingering weight, 100 g = 420 yds / 384 m)
Main colours: 95g (400 yds / 366 m) each in colourways Plomo and Natural.
Contrast colour: 20g (= 84 yds / 77 m) in colourway Cereza.

GAUGE & NEEDLES
Not critical for this project but differences will affect yardage requirements and the finished size.
Gauge on sample: 19 sts x 36 rows = 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4“ in garter stitch after light blocking
Needles used for sample: 3.75 mm / US 5



This pattern has been professionally tech-edited and well testknitted. Thanks so much to my wonderful helpers!



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