Sail Shawl // An Asymmetrical Shawl
With a simple, modern construction, this gently asymmetrical shawl evokes the nautical lifestyle so prevalent here in the Pacific Northwest. The entire shawl is worked with knit stitches only, making for an easy, relaxing project. Pick your favourite colours and watch the colour blocks come to life.
- yarn: 1 skein of SweetGeorgia Yarns Tough Love Sock in Mink (Colour A) and Black Plum (Colour B) (425 yd / 385 m per 4.06 oz / 115 g skein; 80% Superwash Merino, 20% Nylon) and 1 skein of SweetGeorgia Yarns CashLuxe Spark in Lady Grey (Colour C) (420 yds / 385 m per 4 oz / 115 g skein; 80% Superwash Merino, 10% Cashmere, 10% Silver-toned Stellina)
- needles: Size 6 US / 4.0 mm circular needles, 32″ / 80 cm or longer (to accommodate large number of stitches)
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
- gauge: 22 sts and 40 rows = 4″ / 10 cm in garter stitch, after blocking
Note that gauge is not crucial, but will affect required yardage and finished size.
- finished measurements: Width: 63” / 160 cm at top edge
Height: 19.75″ / 50 cm at centre spine
Pattern includes a 4-page PDF
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