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Contrast and Complement


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Simple, elegant, playful and feminine, this is a shawl to wear a lot! Combine your two favorite contrasting colors and this will become a valuable addition to your everyday wardrobe. You can knit this shawl top-down or bottom up, and it is easy to customize the size. Pick the yarn weight you are most comfortable knitting with - from lace to DK! Approximate yardage for a full size shawl: DK weight: 440 yards/ 400m of each color Sport weight: 550 yards / 500m of each color Fingering weight: 650 yards / 600m of each color Lace weight: 900 yards / 820m of each color Two different short row techniques are described in pattern - "german" method and "wrap and turn". I believe this pattern to be suitable for an adventurous beginner, and a relaxing knit for a more advanced knitter. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY knit purl SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS adjustable

Recommended with this pattern

  • two colors of lace, fingering, sport or DK weight yarn
  • appropriate size circular needle, at least 100 cm long
  • tapestry needle to weave in ends

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Silver LIning Knits
Silver LIning Knits
Knitting and crocheting are an addiction. I love the moment of creation! I have tried a lot of crafts, but these have stayed with me for most of my life. My first project was a dress for my doll at the age of 5 or 6, with some help of my grandmother. It was fairly good in fact, even had a pattern that I remember still. From scarves and vests, I have done sweaters and shawls even at an early age - both crocheted and knitted. Here I have to say big thanks to my mother, who was always a little pushy with me about finishing the projects when I was getting bored with them� :) Lately I have developed and addiction to making shawls and scarves. I just love them! I like trying out new techniques and patterns, there is always something I have not done yet� I speak (and read) fluent English, Latvian, Greek and Russian, but I will answer my messages in English or Latvian.