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The Unlikely Pair Shawl Pattern

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Pattern Information

Yarn

Brand:
Sun Valley Fibers
Base:
DK BFL Superwash
Weight:
DK / 8-Ply
Per Skein:
230 yds / 210 m per 3.5 oz / 104 g skein
Fiber Content:
100% Superwash Bluefaced Leicester Wool
Colorway:
Color 1: Plum Crazy; Color 2: Charming
Number of Skeins:
Color 1: 3; Color 2: 2
Length Required:
Color 1: 650 yds / 593 m; Color 2: 370 yds / 338 m

Tools

Needles:
  • One 60 in / 150 cm circular needle in size needed to obtain rib and welt gauge listed
    • Designer Used: US 8 / 5 mm
Tools:
  • 6” / 15 cm of smooth waste yarn to start i-cord tab with provisional cast on
  • 1 yarn needle for grafting and weaving in ends
  • 2 stitch markers to act as counting aids
  • Rust-proof pins, blocking surface

Gauge in 4" / 10 cm

  • Rib and welt pattern, washed : 21 sts and 34 rows
  • Mosaic pattern, washed : 21 sts and 42 rows
    To produce an even mosaic, pronounced texture, and fabric with a soft drape.

Size

  • Center Back: 15" / 38 cm
  • Wingspan: 106" / 269 cm

Construction & Schematic

Construction

This crescent-shaped shawl is worked flat and from the top down.

Get Ready: Set your project up for success by looking over the pattern, trying new techniques, considering yarn substitutions, and swatching.

Cast On: Work an i-cord tab cast on and work a setup row to prepare for the main pattern.

Section 1: Work Rib and Welt pattern in C1, then C2, then C1 once more. Four stitches are added on each right-side row and two stitches are added on each wrong-side row.

Section 2: Work Mosaic pattern with C1 and C2 four times. Four stitches are added on each right-side row. No increases are worked on the wrong side.

Section 3: Work Rib and Welt pattern in C1, then C2, then C1 once more. Four stitches are added on each right-side row and two stitches are added on each wrong-side row.

Bind Off: Bind off using the i-cord bind off. Graft the remaining two pairs of stitches together using Kitchener stitch.

Finishing: Weave in ends and block to crescent shape.

The pattern includes information about how to make the center back wider and how to make the shawl longer.

Schematic

Pattern Terms

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