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Shawl - Galaxy Shawl

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Contains:

  • Both cm and inches
  • Knit side to side
  • Worked flat
  • Pattern includes instructions on how to adjust the pattern to use whatever amount of yarn you have.

Pattern paper format: US letter & A4

Description

Galaxy shows the sparkle of distant stars in the edging and wide expanses of deep space in the garter stitch body. It’s a long triangular shawlette that is just the right length to wrap once around the neck. Garter stitch is knit at a looser gauge to create a soft cushy fabric that drapes nicely.

The lacy edge, knit simultaneously with the body, provides interest and charm. This shawl can take you through all of the seasons. The shape and weight are ideal to wear underneath a coat—the tapered ends can be tucked in to look like a cowl. It’s light enough to toss in your bag and take along for chilly summer evenings and air conditioned spaces.

It is knit side to side, from one point to the other. It’s perfect for a gradient yarn, or it can showcase a beautiful variegated or handspun yarn. It’s designed to use whatever amount of special yarn you may have.

Yarn: 400 to 450 yd. (365 to 410 m) of fingering or sport weight yarn.

Pattern Info: Pattern includes instructions on how to adjust the shawl to use whatever amount of yarn you have. Instructions include both charted and written directions.

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Materials you need at home:

  • Fingering or sport weight yarn, 400 to 450 yd. (365 to 410 m)
  • Needles, and 3.75mm, US 5
  • Stitch markers