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Oregon has a lot of waterfalls. When I was contemplating this pattern, I wanted something that reflected the cascades of a large waterfall. With slipped stitches and a little bit of colorplay, this shawl pattern fairly flew off my needles. Worked as a 3/4 octagonal shawl (6 panels), the extra panels help the shawl sit on your shoulders. This shawl would also be fun in leftover bits of Soft and Aran from other projects. Have fun and stripe away.
This pattern is meant for adventurous novice knitters to experienced knitters and all those in-between. Please read the entire pattern before beginning.
Yarn:1 Skeins Studio Donegal Soft Donegal, 100% Merino, 207 yards, color 5210 Smoke, Studio Donegal Aran, 100% wool, 88 yards, 1 Skein color 4847 and 2 Skeins color 1745 Navy for the short (2 skeins Soft in Smoke, 1 skein Aran in 4847, and 3 skeins Aran in Navy for the long)
Needle: US 6 (4.0 mm) signature circular needles or needles to obtain gauge
Gauge: 4 stitches per inch (spi) and 5 rows per inch (rpi) OR 16 stitches & 20 rows to 4 inches/10 cm in stockinette (unblocked)
Size: Approximately 40 inches wide by 17 inches deep for the short
To alter the size: Adjust your gauge to increase or decrease the size of the shawl as needed.