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The Gwindra Shawl is a large, crescent-shaped accessory in one size. The body of the shawl is worked in a modified Garter Stitch pattern, and the Applied Border has a lace and cable design. Though the sample uses just one stripe of contrasting colour, there are many possibilities for adding more stripes, or knitting the edging in the contrast colour if desired.


FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 
Wingspan: 183 cm / 72 inches


Depth: 61 cm / 24 inches

Yarn Thickness for Pattern 4-ply
Garment Type Shawls, Cowls & Scarves

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The Gwindra Shawl is a large, crescent-shaped accessory in one size. The body of the shawl is worked in a modified Garter Stitch pattern, and the Applied Border has a lace and cable design. Though the sample uses just one stripe of contrasting colour, there are many possibilities for adding more stripes, or knitting the edging in the contrast colour if desired.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 
Wingspan: 183 cm / 72 inches

Depth: 61 cm / 24 inches

YARN 
Blacker Yarns Tamar, 4-ply (70% Lustre Wool, 30% Cornish Mule Wool; 350 metres / 380 yards per 100g skein)

Shown in: 
MC: Camel; 2 skeins 
CC: Lynher; 1 skein 
CC B (optional): Ottery; 1 skein

DIFFICULTY 
Three out of Five

Techniques include: working cables and simple lace from either written or charted instructions, working an applied border

NEEDLES AND NOTIONS 
5 mm (US 8, UK 6) 100 cm / 40 inch or longer circular knitting needle

3 stitch markers 
Darning needle to sew in ends

GAUGE / TENSION 
17 sts and 30 rows to 10 cm / 4 inches measured over Modified Garter Stitch pattern

Always use a needle size which results in the correct gauge after blocking

Issued: March, 2017

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