Winter Sunset Shawl by Susanna IC

Winter Sunset Shawl

September 2020
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
16.5 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Garter st, blocked
US 8 - 5.0 mm
1470 yards (1344 m)
52" wide, 55" tall, and 72" along diagonal shaped edge.
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The dynamic Winter Sunset Shawl is worked back and forth in rows, beginning with a few cast-on stitches and increasing at one side to create an asymmetrical triangle. The stripes are worked in a combination of stockinette, garter-stitch, and a slip-stitch pattern using three colors of a cozy worsted-weight wool.

Difficulty Easy

Yarn Weight 4

Finished Size 52” wide, 55” tall, and 72” along diagonal shaped edge.

Yarn Brown Sheep Company Nature Spun Worsted (100% wool; 245 yd 224 m/3½ oz 100 g): #N21W Mallard (dark teal; MC), 3 balls; #N20W Arctic Moss (light green; CC1), 2 balls; and #N17W French Clay (orange; CC2), 1 ball.

Needles Size 8 (5 mm): 32” circular (cir) and two double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); tapestry needle.

Gauge 16½ sts and 32 rows = 4” in garter st.

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  • This shawl is worked back and forth in rows.

  • A circular needle is used to accommodate the large number of stitches.

  • Do not break yarns at color changes; carry color not in use along edge to reduce the number of yarn ends.

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