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Granita

from LeftSide Knits
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Granita
Granita
Granita
Granita

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • cast on
  • increase
  • decrease
  • central double decrease

Pattern Description:

Granita is a two-color striping shawl with lace inserts. It is knit in one piece from the center-top outward. With both charts and written instructions, knitters are able to choose the most comfortable way to follow the pattern.

It can be easily customized by changing the number of chart 2 repeats. You could also choose to omit the stripes and knit the whole shawl with one color of fingering weight.

Gauge:

20 sts/32 rows = 4 inches in stockinette on US size 6 needles

Exact gauge is not important but do note that a looser gauge will result in the use of more yardage

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 56" across by 25" down spine

Materials:

  • Approximately 475 yards of fingering weight yarn - Testers used anywhere from 380 yards to 470 yards total, depending on gauge.
  • Color A: 325 yards
  • Color B: 150 yards
  • 1 US size 6 (4.0 mm), 24-inch circular or length preferred for weight of yarn

You Will Also Need:

  • Tapestry needle for weaving in ends
  • Stitch markers for marking center stitch and/or edgings
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Intermediate
Knitting
Accessory
Women, Men, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized
Shawl
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I first picked up a pair of needles in 2007 and became smitten immediately. It was as if this new, creative world just opened for me. Aided by my cat Ralph, who loves to lay on my blocking FOs, I ...

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