Choose a skein of colourful 4 ply yarn and have fun knitting this shawl and it's loopy border!
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A fun and unique knit – the Chain Reaction shawlette is worked from a garter tab cast on and the crescent shape is made by increases at the end of each row. The body of the shawlette is knit in simple stockinette, and the fun part comes when you get to the border! Knit in strips and joined with a 3 needle bind off, the loops are constructed so that the whole piece is made in one go, with no sewing or loose ends to weave in at the end. There is a video tutorial available on how to work the loops.
This pattern is designed to showcase a beautiful hand-dyed skein, go as bold as you like!
Skills / Techniques Used – 3 needle bind off, mirror knitting (optional – tutorials are provided)
Sizes: One size fits all
The finished blocked item measures 58” (147 cm) wingspan and 15” (38 cm) depth
3.5 oz / 100g, 440yd / 400m 4 ply or fingering weight yarn. The yarn used in the pattern pictures is Under the Olive Tree Yarn 100% superwash blue faced Leicester in the This Girl is Taking Bets colourway
US size 6 (4mm) straight needle or DPN (for 3 needle bind off)
1 x small stitch holder
22 stitches and 30 rows to 4 inches / 10cm in stockinette stitch after blocking
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