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Garter Love

from Mia Rinde
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Garter Love
Garter Love
Garter Love
Garter Love
Garter Love
Garter Love

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, yarn over

Pattern Description:

There are many things in life to love and often no reason to hold back. Sometimes the things we love are intricate, other times it(tm)s simplicity that attracts. Here, I show my love for garter stitch.

Garter Love is a shawl that is somewhat more than half a circle with hearts spread on a garter body. Requiring approximately 400-560 meters of yarn, use needle size that gives you a nice lacy effect. 4 stitch markers are recommended to help you keep track of the sections.

Pink shawl used 140g Lioness Arts BFL Sock in Heartache 100% Wool, 437yd/400m per 100g on 3.5 mm (US 4) needles.
Blocked size: 100 x 50 cm (40 x 20 inches).
Gauge: 16 stitches in 10 cm garter stitch.

Turquoise shawl used 110g Malabrigo Sock in Solis 100% Merino, 440 yd/402 m per 100g on 4 mm (US 6) needles.
Blocked size: 92 x 46 cm (36 x 18 inches).
Gauge: 17 stitches in 10 cm garter stitch.

You Will Also Need:

  • Circular needle
  • Scrap yarn for provisional cast-on

Suggested yarn:

500 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Lionass Arts BFl Sock

Colorway:

Heartache
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I'm totally addicted to knitting lace shawls and have now gone from altering existing designs to actually creating my own.

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