Vermillion shawl by Petra Breakstone

Vermillion shawl

January 2020
DK (11 wpi) ?
8 stitches and 12 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 15 - 10.0 mm
197 yards (180 m)
One size
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Colorful, texture rich and asymmetrical in shape, the Vermillion shawl in powerful reds, hence the name accented with royal purples. To top it off it has a fun tassel added. The shawl is knitted sideways, gets increased and has a pretty lace middle section then ends with a decreased portion.

It is an overall easy to knit shawl, the pattern is written and includes a photo tutorial on how to make the tassel.

The shawl measures 61” plus 3” for the tassel and 21” is at its widest.

One Layers cake in 10 portions of 20 yards each of color, texture and yarn weight changes, ranging from fingering, sport, DK and worsted weights.
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Or use your stash and mix it up!

US size 15 (10 mm) circular needle 29” in length.
Darning needle or crochet hook for finishing.

Techniques used
Knitting loosely, purling, easy eyelet lace, increasing, decreasing, creating a tassel, stretchy bind off.

Level of Expertise: Easy

Enjoy your pretty shawl!

1/29/2020: An updated PDF has been send your way as a few errors were found. The pattern has been test knitted since then is is ready to be enjoyed~