Shown in Malabrigo Sock (100% superwash merino; 440 yds./402 m per 3.5 oz./100 g skein) in color 128/Fresco y seco, two skeins
Needles: US 6 (4.0 mm), or size needed to obtain gauge
Gauge: 22 stitches and 36 rows = 4 in./10 cm in stockinette stitch
Finished Dimensions: Approximately 56 in./142 cm wide at top edge and 28.5 in./73 cm deep at center spine
Designed to show off the beauty of a hand-dyed yarn, Diminishing Returns uses alternating sections of stockinette and garter to add texture to a great dye job.
This shawl is worked from the top down, starting with a garter tab (for a which a separate photo tutorial is included with the pattern).
To knit this pattern, you need to know how to:
- knit and purl,
- do a provisional cast on (using any method),
- do directional increases (m1L and m1R), and
- pick up stitches along a garter edge (for the garter tab).
This pattern has been professionally tech edited.