This shawl-turned-poncho is a great way to ward off the chill of autumn and a stylish alternative to your traditional triangular shawl.
You start by knitting a top-down shawl, then close to knit in the round and continue until your wrap is as long as you like. Make it small (like the DK weight version in silver/gray/purple) or large (like the worsted weight version in dark gray/blue) or anything in between. The wrap is finished with an i-cord bind off to mirror the i-cord edge at the neck opening.
Since the wrap is knit in all garter stitch, it’s a great blank canvas for you to play with colors: solid, stripes, blocks of color, gradients. Have fun with it!
Yarn: DK (or Worsted) weight
Yardage: 330 (460) m / 360 (500) yards
Needle Size: US 7/4.5 mm (DK) or US 10/6 mm (worsted)
Gauge: 19 sts/36 rows = 10 cm/4″ in garter stitch (4 mm) – although gauge is not critical, it will influence the size of your finished shawl!
Shown in: DK (short): Debbie Bliss Andes in silver (A: 68.4 m/74.8 yards) and purple (C: 92.5 m/101.2 yards) – alpaca/silk, Lotus Tibetan Cloud Worsted in Strom Cloud (B: 136.2 m/148.9 yards) – yak. Worsted (long): Lang Yarns Yak in dark gray (A) – yak/merino, strick.werk single ply wool hand-dyed with indigo (B: 190 m/207.8 yards)
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