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DESCRIPTION

Spring It On! is a joyous asymmetrical triangle shawl that plays with colors, textures, and stitch patterns. Pick three colors that go well together and have a good amount of contrast between them.

There are a few points in the pattern where you can choose your own adventure. Easy and mindless? Choose Option 1. Something a little more interesting? Choose Option 2. At the end of the pattern you’ll have a completely unique shawl with your colors and choices.

Some stitch patterns come only as row-by-row written instructions, some are also charted. The pattern is written with both metric and US terminology.

This shawl was originally released as the Spring 2019 mystery knitalong from talvi knits.

Share your project with the hashtags #⁠springitonmkal and #⁠talviknits.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

  • Wingspan: approx. 185 cm / 6’1”
  • Depth: approx. 70 cm / 27½”

MATERIALS

Yarn

Samelin Dyeworks Silky Singles (70% superwash merino, 30% silk, 400 m/100 g, 437 yd/3.53 oz), 3 colors
  • Color A: Quack-quack, 1 skein
  • Color B: Ogre, 1 skein
  • Color C: Hunter, 1 skein
Or fingering-weight yarn, 3 colors
  • Color A: approx. 315 m / 345 yd
  • Color B: approx. 360 m / 395 yd
  • Color C: approx. 300 m / 325 yd
Choose colors that have a good amount of contrast between them. I recommend solid, semi-solid, or subtly speckled yarns for Colors A and B to show the lace pattern. Color C can be more variegated or wildly speckled.

Needles

  • 3.5 mm / US #4 long (80–100 cm / 32–40”) circular needle (or size needed to obtain gauge)
  • 4.0 mm / US #6 circular needle, double-pointed needle, or interchangeable needle tip

Notions

  • 2 stitch markers
  • Darning needle

GAUGE

24 sts × 36 rows = 10 cm / 4” in stockinette on smaller needles, blocked

TECHNIQUES USED

The pattern uses the following techniques: twisted star stitch, two-color brick stitch, slipped stitches, lace, and picot bind-off, and i-cord bind-off.

Instructions for the twisted star stitch and two-color brick stitch are provided only in written format; links to video tutorials are given below.

Ability to work lace from a chart is recommended but written instructions are also provided for the lace pattern.

REFERENCES


Yarn for this design was generously provided by Samelin Dyeworks.
You will get the following files:
  • PDF (867KB)
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