Marquee Shawl Knitting Pattern
This crescent-shaped shawl was inspired by the striped marquees that you see at country fairs and fetes. Knit it from the top down in one color, using left over bits from other projects, or choose two special skeins from your stash to make this project yours.
Long Dog Yarns Bounce Sock (75% Superwash merino, 25% nylon; 463 yds [423m]/100 g): Sucker Punch (1 skein) for the MC/lace and Mama Fortuna (1 skein) for the CC/stockinette.
Thanks to Long Dog Yarn for donating the yarn and to Brooke for knitting the sample.
Size US 3 (3.25mm) needles, straight or 36" (60cm) circulars
Or size needed to obtain gauge
19 sts and 44 rows = 4" [10cm] in St st
20 sts and 44 rows = 4" [10cm] in lace patt after blocking
72” [183cm] wingspan, 28” [71.5cm] from neck to tip