Fresh Squeezed Shawl

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NOTE: This listing is for a PDF pattern to knit your own Fresh Squeezed Shawl

Experience Level: Advanced Beginner

From laceweight to extra bulky, this pattern works with them all! Fresh Squeezed is an asymmetric triangular shawl with an eyelet-and-garter ridge stripe pattern. Beginning at the smallest point of the triangle, this shawl increases in length and width as you repeat the simple stitch pattern to your desired length. Slipped stitches up the sides create a tidy finished edge.

Techniques Necessary:

  • Cast on
  • Bind off
  • Knit 
  • Purl
  • Increases - YO, m1k, m1p
  • Decreases - K2tog, ssk
  • Slipping stitches
  • Knitting through the back loop
  • Blocking

Sizing: Variable 
The sample shawl measures 26” x 44” x 50”

Gauge: Also variable - knit your desired yarn to the recommended gauge or a little bit looser for a nice drape. 
The sample shawl gauge is 22 stitches and 32 rows = 4” in pattern stitch.

Needles: Use the needles recommended on your yarn label. Alternately, for a nice drape, use a needle that is one or two sizes bigger than recommended on the yarn label. 
The sample shawl was worked on a US 5 (3.75mm) knitting needle.

Yarn: Any weight will work. 
The sample shawl was worked in Sport Weight (CYCA #2) - 435 yards for the size shown.

Yarn used in sample is Cotton Candy by Shaina Bilow Designs. 146 yards per 50g ball. 3 balls used of “Fresh Squeezed” colorway.

Additional Materials: row counter, tapestry needle.