I created this short row shawl pattern as an indie complement to my upcoming book, and I’m offering the pattern as a free thank you gift to anyone who pre-orders my new book Knitting Short Row: Techniques for Great Shapes and Angles, through November 30. Here are the details:
- Pre-order Knitting Short Rows on Amazon.
- Take a screen shot of your receipt.
- Email that image to firstname.lastname@example.org
- I’ll send you a unique download code that you can use on Ravelry to get the digital pdf of this pattern free!
If you’ve already pre-ordered, you can get this pattern free too! Just send me your pre-order receipt and I’ll send you your code. Offer ends November 30, 2016.
Contrasting garter lines accent the clean stockinette canvas of this sideways swoop shawl. Choose bold monotones or a rainbow of colored leftovers to create your art; the elongated bias shape suits men or women, and can be made to any size.
Techniques & Skills Used: cable CO, knit/purl, increasing/decreasing, German short rows.
Size: 60” wingspan and 16” depth; this shawl may be customized for any amount of yarn.
Yarn: Spirited Fibers Fingering (80% superwash merino wool, 20% nylon; 400 yards/366m/100g); 1 skein, shown in Silver; plus about 12 yards each of 3 or more contrasting color fingering weight yarns. Any amount of MC may be used, as well as an infinite number of contrast color scraps.
Other Materials: US 6 (4mm) 32” circular needle, or size to match gauge; Stitch marker (1); Yarn needle.
Gauge: 19 st and 30 rows/4” in stockinette stitch, after blocking. Gauge is not critical for this project, however a different gauge may result in a smaller or larger finished shawl, and different yardage requirements.
See it on Ravelry, to read more or purchase the pattern.