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2 Skein Asymmetrical Shawl/Scarf - Recipe/Pattern With Hand Dyed Dk Yarn

Shelly Knox

2 Skein Asymmetrical Shawl/Scarf - Recipe/Pattern With Hand Dyed Dk Yarn

  I was looking for a knit project that was fast enough for that gratification need, but not a small item. This one fit the bill.

  It's a great accessory to your wardrobe for spring, cool summer night and the fall. Quick enough for a gift and  uses 2 skeins of  hand dyed Dk weight yarn. All and all not to shabby. 

I used the Totally Teal and Tropical Feathers colors on Cottage Dk. 

Alternated colors every 16 rows in stockinette . 5 stitches of garter stitch on the edges and finished with 2" of 4 x 4 ribbing before cast off. 

Finished size with light blocking was 76" long and 20" deep at the point.

Us size 8 - 5mm 40" circular knitting needle ( I knit to the snug side)  Any of these details can be customized to suit your personal taste.

More details below Pic

 

There are many free patterns for asymmetrical shawls on Ravelry 

I like to cast on 4 st and do a few rows with the increase only ( knit front and back of stitch ) then start the decreases ( knit 2 stitches together) .

Simply put you will make increases every row on one edge and a decrease on the opposite edge every second row .

Happy knitting  


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