Dolomite Shawl by Susanna IC

Dolomite Shawl

October 2020
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 35 rows = 4 inches
in garter st on smaller needle
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
1100 yards (1006 m)
61" wide and 36" tall
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Wrap up in this cozy garter-stitch shawl. With nothing but knitted rows and basic increases, the body of the shawl zips right along! The lovely cable-and-lace border is a great way to try reading pattern charts.

Difficulty Easy

Yarn Weight 4

Finished Size 61” wide and 36” tall.

Yarn Cascade Yarns 220 Heathers (100% Peruvian highland wool; 220 yd 201 m/ 3 ½ oz 100 g): #9600 Antiqued Heather, 5 skeins.

Needles Sizes 7 (4.5 mm) and 8 (5 mm): 32” circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); cable needle (cn); tapestry needle.

Gauge 18 sts and 35 rows = 4” in garter st on smaller needle.

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  • This triangular shawl is worked back and forth from the narrow end to the wide end.

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

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