This easy stockinette and garter triangle shawl takes the neutrals of winter and gives you a canvas for colorful spring embroidery. Watch your own pretty little garden grow as you sew graduated plant motifs in up to 6 colors onto the simple knitted background.
Drops Karisma (100% super wash wool; 109 yds [100m]/50g): Color #72 Light Grey (MC1), 2 balls; Color #01 White (MC2), 2 balls; Color #05 Black (MC3), 2 balls; Color #39 Burgundy (CC1), 1 ball; Color #60 Light Blue (CC2), 1 ball; Color #47 Green (CC3), 1 ball; Color #76 Purple (CC4), 1 ball; Color #52 Mustard (CC5), 1 ball; Color #37 Dark Blue (CC6), 1 ball.
Sample used 2 full balls of MC1 completely, so you might want a 3rd just to be safe. All CC colors use very small amounts, so a full ball is not necessary. As pictured, approx. yarn amounts used are as follows:
CC1 (Burgundy): 40” (3-branch sprigs)
CC2 (Lt Blue): 100” (3-branch and 5-branch sprigs alternating)
CC3 (Green): 160” (5-branch sprigs)
CC4 (Purple): 240” (5-branch and 7-branch sprigs alternating)
CC5 (Mustard): 320” (7-branch sprigs)
CC6 (Dk Blue): 360” (3-branch, 5-branch, and 7-branch sprigs alternating)
Size US 6 (4 mm): 40” [102cm] circular or size needed to obtain gauge
18 sts and 24 rows = 4” [10 cm] in St st after wet blocking.
64” (164.5 cm) wingspan x 26” (66 cm) depth
Stitch markers; removable stitch marker; tapestry needle.
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About the Designer: Megan Dial
Megan Dial has been knitting for 15+ years and crocheting since the dinosaurs roamed the Earth (feels like it most days anyway).
She enjoys designing new pieces for her wildly imaginative young son and fashion-conscious teen daughters, especially “geek” hats and accessories.