Yarn: Fingering weight in two contrasting colors, approximately 360 yds./329 m of the main color and 120 yds./110 m of the contrast color
Needles: US 6 (4.0 mm), or size needed to obtain gauge
Gauge: 19 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches in garter Stitch, blocked
Finished Dimensions: 56 in./142 cm along top edge, 15 in./38 cm deep at center/widest point
Intarsia looks great, but sometimes it can be frustrating. But never fear—you can have those dramatic shifts in color without the struggle.
This shawl combines the best of intarsia and short rows, with no extra strands of yarn and an easy way to resolve the common tension issues. This shawlette is worked top down, center out, starting with a garter tab.