Keswick Pattern

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Keswick Pattern

Pattern Details

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Category:

Knitting

Type:

Accessory

Fit:

Women

Item:

Shawl

Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • increasing
  • decreasing
  • basic lace techniques

Pattern Description:

Keswick is a top down triangle shawl with a twist. The shawl starts at the traditionally top center and is worked out in stockinette with a series of increases at the center and edges. However, instead of continuing on with the usual lace edging, additional stitches are cast on and the edge is worked sideways. It's knitted-on as you go.

Gauge:

22 sts and 30 rows = 4" / 10 cm in garter stitch

Gauge is not critical in this pattern, but a different gauge will affect yardage and size of shawl.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Wingspan: 65"; Depth: 21"

Materials:

  • 3 balls Knit Picks Capretta (80% merino, 10% cashmere, 10% nylon; 230 yards/50g); Color: Fairy Tale
  • US Size 4 (3.5mm), 24" circular needle or longer

You Will Also Need:

  • Tapestry needle
  • Blocking wires and/or pins

Suggested yarn:

600 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Knit Picks Capretta Fingering

Colorway:

Fairy Tale

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