This sideways knit shawl has it all, with delicate cable details and a plush garter stitch interior. The luxurious blend of merino, silk and yak in Valley Yarns Westfield is a perfect match for the delightfully textured stitches of the Sylvette Shawl.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Sizes: One Size
Height: 5¼" tall at narrow ends, 21¾" tall at center.
Yarn Requirements: 7 balls Valley Yarns Westfield (60% Extra Fine Merino Wool/20% Silk/20% Yak); 50 g/120 yds. Color: 114 Denim. This yarn can be found exclusively at www.yarn.com.
Needles: US size 6 (4.0 mm) 40" circ needle, or size to get gauge.
Other Materials: Cable needle, stitch markers, tapestry needle.
20 sts and 31 rows = 4" in garter stitch, blocked.
27 sts = 3¾" in Top Border pattern, blocked.
28 sts = 4" in Bottom Border pattern, blocked.
Shawl is worked sideways with cast on and bind off on narrow ends. Increases, main body, and border are all worked at the same time.