Mystery Shawl Knit a Long with lots of fun texture, starts October 5!
We have yarn all kitted up, ready to grab. Or design your own! You can bring a skein or two of your favorite fingering weight yarn from home and match it with yarn in the shop.
Texture Time is this year’s Westknits Mystery Shawl KAL! Sign up on Friday by purchasing Texture Time to receive the introductory PDF with all the details on yarns, color choice, and gauge. Each week starting Friday October 5, West will release one section of the pattern. You will get an automatic PDF update in your inbox to knit each section until the complete design is revealed Friday, October 26!
Clue 1 - Friday, October 5
Clue 2 - Friday, October 12
Clue 3 - Friday, October 19
Clue 4 - Friday, October 26
Sizes: The overall shape and dimensions are part of the mystery! There will be an option during the last week of the KAL to make the shawl bigger if you love shlanket (shawl blanket) sizes. Otherwise, the overall size will be similar to Marled Magic Shawl and Speckle & Pop Shawl.
Yarn: Fingering weight
Yardage: MC - 1 skein of wool (399yds / 365m)
CC1 - 1 skein of wool (399yds / 365m)
CC2 - 1 skein of wool (399yds / 365m)
CC3 - 1 skein of wool (399yds / 365m)
CC4 - 2 skeins of Melted Suri (382yds / 350m total; 100g total) Melted Suri comes in 50g skeins so 2 skeins will be enough for the recommended 382yds / 350m for CC4.
You will have leftovers of the colors, but I recommend starting with the recommended yardage so you don’t run out of yarn.
If you decide to use an accent color of wool instead of Melted Suri for CC4, you will only need 1 skein of fingering weight wool (100g) for CC4.
MC: main color
CC: contrast color
Needles: 40” / 100cm US 5 / 3.75mm circular
Notions: 2 stitch markers, tapestry needle
Gauge: 20 sts & 44 rows = 4” / 10cm in garter stitch (un-blocked).
It is okay if there is some gauge variation. If you like smaller shawls, aim for a gauge closer to 22-24 sts = 4” / 10cm in garter stitch.
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