This shawl focuses on the interplay of garter and stockinette. With a variegated yarn it mimics the wave patterns made by an accropode on the incoming surf. An accropode is a concrete block which is used on breakwaters to resist the waves.
Height – 16” (40.5 cm)
Top edge – 68” (173 cm)
Bottom edge – 88” (223.5 cm)
Wanton Fibers Haughty; [50% Merino, 50% Silk 438 yards (400m)/100 grams]; color: Verdigris; 1 skein.
Size US 7 (4.5 mm): 32” circular
Stitch markers (4)
20 sts and 26 rows = 4” [10 cm] in St st after wet blocking.
Please see our standard abbreviations
This shawl works well in a yarn with a high silk content.
CO 99 sts.
Row 1(RS): Knit all.
Row 2: K5, pm, k7, pm, k35, pm, k5, pm, k35, pm, k7, pm, k5.
Row 3: K5, sm, yo, k7, sm, k35, yo, sm, k5, sm, yo, k35, sm, k7, yo, sm, k5.
Row 4: K5, sm, p8, sm, k36, sm, k5, sm, k36, sm, p8, sm, k5.
Row 1 (RS): K5, sm, yo, k to m, sm, k to m, yo, sm, k5, sm, yo, k to m, sm, k to m, yo, sm, k5.
Row 2: K5, sm, p to m, sm, k to m, sm, k5, sm, k to m, sm, p to m, sm, k5.
As shown these two rows were worked 42 times. Depending on the size leave between 20 and 40 yards for bottom and bind off.
Row 1 (WS): Knit all.
Rows 2-4: Knit all.
Weave in ends and block.
M K Nance has been knitting since before she could tie her shoes. She lives in Portland, Oregon.