Royal Icing Shawl by Xandy Peters

Royal Icing Shawl

July 2019
Sport (12 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
575 - 650 yards (526 - 594 m)
17" deep and 76" wide
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Royal Icing is a crescent shaped shawl inspired by decorated sugar cookies. Most of this shawl is garter stitch, stockinette or simple lace, making it perfect for TV or travel knitting. The border uses a combination of stacked stitches and bind-off techniques to create interesting color stripes and openwork.

Finished Size: 17” deep and 76” wide crescent.
Yarn: Lux Adorna Cashmere Sport, 230 yards (210m) per 50g; 100% cashmere.
Color A - 1 skein (approx. 42g used) Shown in Sorbet
Color B - 1 skein (approx. 35g used) Shown in Persimmon
Color C - 1 skein (approx. 45g used) Pillow Talk
Needles: Size 6 (4mm) 32-40” circular needles, or size needed to obtain gauge.
Gauge: 17 stitches and 34 rows for a 4” (10cm) square of garter stitch after blocking.
Other Materials: Tapestry needle, pins, blocking surface.

Info for Yarn Substitution

This pattern is written for sport weight yarn. If you cannot find a sport weight yarn, choose a fingering weight yarn. You should not need to change needle size unless your yarn is a very thin fingering weight.