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Straight and Arrow - Shawl Pattern PDF

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About this pattern

Everyone loves to misbehave just a little sometimes, but nobody likes insubordinate knitting. This shawl will set you on the right path.

Straight and Arrow is a long crescent shawl worked from the top down. To achieve vertical stripes like this, most shawls are worked sideways or use stranded colourwork. But in this case, vertical stripes play nicely thanks to the use of slipped stitches. Only one strand of yarn is used on each row, and the technique creates a doubled fabric—perfectly squishy and cosy. The vertical stripes then transition to a horizontally striped chevron border that is light and airy.

Two skeins of 4-ply (fingering) yarn in two colours make this shawl large and luxurious. Choose two solids or a solid and a variegated. With simple slipped-stitch stripes and easy-to-read lace chevrons, there is little chance of your knitting being naughty. What you do while wearing it is all up to you*.

*The designer assumes no liability for any acts of mischief while wearing this shawl.

The pattern is written and charted and has been professionally tech edited and test knitted.

Skills / Techniques Used – Knit, purl, slipped stitches, increases, decreases, colourwork

Sizes – One size

Measurements – The finished blocked item measures 84” (215cm) wingspan and 19” (48cm) depth

Materials
  • Yarn A - 3.5 oz / 100g, 440yd / 400m 4 ply or fingering weight yarn. The yarn used in the pattern pictures is Under the Olive Tree, 100% Superwash Merino, in the Alaskan Sky colour (1 skein)
  • Yarn B - 3.5 oz / 100g, 440yd / 400m 4 ply or fingering weight yarn. The yarn used in the pattern pictures is Under the Olive Tree, 100% Superwash Merino, in the Birthday Cake colour (1 skein)
  • US size 5 (3.75mm) 32” (80cm) circular needle
  • 1 tapestry needle for weaving in the ends
  • Pins for blocking
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