The special issue of Knitscene Accessories was recently published and it is packed with hats, scarves, cowls, shawls, socks, mittens + handwarmers with a broad range of appeal and style. Many many projects in the issue are winners, guaranteeing the issue will be successful and well loved by knitters for years to come.
The Mountain Nettle Shawl by Emma Welford is a really lovely triangular shawl knit out of Acadia in Kelp, a bright yellow green. The main body of the shawl features bands of diagonal rib on a stockinette stitch background. The feminine knitted-on lace edging adds a beautiful lacy texture to finish off the shawl.
Specifications: • Yarn: Acadia in kelp, 3 skeins. • Size: 39" wide and 16½" tall at center point. • Gauge: 19 sts and 32 rows = 4" in St st. • Needles: Size 6 (4 mm): 40" or longer circular needle.
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