Transitions Shawl and Shawlette by Julia Marsh

Transitions Shawl and Shawlette

Knitting
October 2018
Stylecraft Charm 4ply
both are used in this pattern
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 42 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
547 - 656 yards (500 - 600 m)
one size 230cm long x 45cm at widest point
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The pattern has been updated October 2021 to include the instructions for the Shawlette version at the end pages 5-7. Further details below at the end.

Shawl version
A simple garter stitch shawl with triangular shaping.
Knitted with three colour changing yarns, these are transitioned with narrow stripes,
finished with an eyelet and picot edging.

Skills
Cast on, cast off, knit stitch, make one stitch, knit 2 stitches together, slip a stitch, bring yarn forward.

Yarn
Stylecraft Life Changes DK 100g 298m/326yds
X1 Roses #2701(A)
X1 Berries # 2703 (B)
X1 Ashes #2704 (C)

Alternative yarn
Variegated DK weight yarn in three complimentary colours, each 298m/326yds in length

Needles
4.5mm circular knitting needle 120cm long to accommodate the number of stitches

Notions
Blunt tapestry needle for weaving in ends

Size
230cm long x 45cm at widest point (90ins x 18ins)

Tension
19 st x 42 rows in garter stitch

Shawlette version

A simple garter stitch shawlette with triangular shaping.
Knitted with colour swirl shade changing yarn, a simple eyelet edging and picot cast off.

Skills
Cast on, cast off, knit stitch, make one stitch, knit 2 stitches together, slip a stitch, bring yarn forward.

Yarn
Stylecraft Charm 4 ply

Alternative yarn
Any colour swirl 4ply weight yarn with a small mohair content

Needles
4.5mm circular at least 40cm long to accommodate stitches.

Notions
Blunt tapestry needle for weaving in ends

Size
170 cm x 35cm (68ins x 12ins)

Tension
19 st x 42 rows over 10cm (4ins) in garter stitch