Cake by Karen Marlatt


July 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
7 stitches and 9 rows = 1 inch
in Stockinette
US 2 - 2.75 mm
693 yards (634 m)
One size
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This crescent shaped shawl starts with a garter tab and features a stockinette body and simple colourwork border that reminds me of the decorative icing on a wedding cake.

Yo—yarn over
S1 —insert the right needle into the next stitch as if to purl and slide the stitch from the left needle to the right needle
Bo—bind off
Co—cast on

Yarn: KnitPicks Palette, 100% Peruvian Highland Wool, 231 yards/50 grams. Colour A: 2 skeins (shown in Hare Heather), Colour B: 1 skein (shown in Lantana)
Needle: 2US (2.75 mm) 24” (60 cm) circular needle
Gauge: in stockinette 7 sts, 9 rows = 1”
Notions: tapestry needle, stitch markers (5)