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Charlottesville, Virginia

I learned to knit at the tender age of eight, and there was no stopping me. I spent decades knitting all kinds of garments for family and close friends. In 2005, I opened the online yarn shop ...

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See You in September

from Nancy Whitman Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : See You in September
See You in September
See You in September
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See You in September
See You in September

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • cast on
  • bind off
  • read chart
  • all other skills are fully explained in pattern

Pattern Description:

See You in September is the third installment in my friendship series honoring my closest lifelong friends. This shawl was designed for a woman who is incredibly strong, capable and accomplished. The classic oak and acorn lace pattern is the perfect embodiment of who she is.

See You in September is worked from the bottom up starting with a three stitch cast on. Unlike many bottom up shawls, you are never overwhelmed by the number of stitches on the needle. As the number of stitches increases, you begin short rows and rarely work across all stitches at once. The short rows give See You in September its distinctive shape. Available in two sizes.

Size: Medium (Large)

Recommended yarn: Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light - 1(3) skeins. Pictured in Glazed Pecan in medium size. Actual yardage used was
approximately 410 (880) yards.

Blocked measurements:
Width: 52 1/2" (80")
Depth at midpoint: 14" (20")

This is not a beginner pattern or a mindless knit. You will need to follow charts. The pattern provides a good introduction to short rows, since only the wrap and turn are worked. You never need to knit the wrap making it a one-row operation.


18 sts = 4" in garter stitch

You Will Also Need:

  • US #6/4 mm 40" circular needles
  • stitch markers
  • tapestry needle

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