Dreiecktuch / Triangular Shawl Paua
The ever changing colors of the inside of shells in New Zealand - the mother of pearl or Paua as the Maori say - inspired me to create this shawl. All the blues and greys of the Rimu yarn perfectly showcase this play of colors.
Material: Knitting needle US 8 = 5mm, long needle for gathering stitches or stitch holders Zealana Rimu Double Knit in the following colors: 2 x 50g R07 Shadow and 1 x 50 g each of R05 Oceanwave, R06 Lake Taupo, R19 Green Tint, R23 Kakariki Blue or R26 Denim, R30 Grey
Measurements: length 220 cm/87 inch, height 65 cm/25,5 inch
Gauge: 16 stitches x 40 rows in garter stitch for 10 x 10 cm and needle 5mm, but not crucial for a shawl
Basic stitch pattern: garter stitch
Construction: The shawl starts with the long side and is shaped with decreases/ hold stitches at the start and end of each row. The shell edge is knitted over all the left stitches at the end as described below.
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