The vespers of color streaming through this shawl designed by Jill Gutman Schoenfuss will remind you of that special sunset you experience once in a lifetime.
Instructions are written for one size.
Length from neck to point 18″/45.5cm Length from point to each front edge 40″/101.5cm
13/4oz/50g balls (each approx 101yd/ 90m) of Artful Yarns/JCA Broadway (acrylic/mohair) in #4
Size 101/2 (6.5mm) circular needle, 29″ (73.5cm) long or size to obtain gauge
13 sts and 16 rows to 4″/10cm over St st using size 101/2 needle.
Take time to check gauge.
Row 1 (RS) *K1, pl; rep from * to end. Row 2 K the purl and p the knit sts. Rep row 2 for seed st.
Shawl is worked back and forth in rows on circular needle.
Cast on 130 sts. Working back and forth, work in seed st for 4 rows.
Next row (RS) Work 4 sts in seed st, work in St st to last 4 sts, work in seed st to end. Cont in pat as established until piece measures 17″/43cm from beg, end on a WS row.
Shape shawl at left neck edge
Next row (RS) Work 74 sts in seed st, work 52 sts in St st, work in seed st to end. Next row Work 4 sts in seed st, work 52 sts in St st, work in seed st to end. Rep last 2 rows once more.
Next row (RS) Bind off 70 sts in seed st, work 4 sts in seed st, work 52 sts in St st, work in seed st to end-60 sts. Cont in pat as established, working left front piece of shawl until piece measures 39″/99cm from cast-on edge. Work in seed st for 4 rows. Bind off all sts in pat.
Block piece to measurements.