Pemberton Shawl

by Craig on July 7, 2013

Pemberton Shawl

Pemberton is a triangular shawl featuring bands of reverse stockinette on a stockinette field. It’s small enough to carry in your bag, but big enough to keep you warm when you don’t have – or don’t want to wear – a jacket. Made with Juniper Moon Farm’s Sabine yarn, a blend of cotton, merino wool, and llama, it’s great for three-season wear.

Sabine Yarn

Sabine has a slightly heathered appearance because each of the fibers takes the dye differently. The colors are soft and summery.

Pemberton Shawl

Pemberton is an easy shawl to knit. It begins at the top with a garter tab cast on, continues with bands of stockinette and reverse stockinette stitch, and ends with a garter stitch border. After the ends were woven in, we soaked the shawl in lukewarm water, then pinned it on our blocking board to dry.

PEMBERTON SHAWL

SIZE
55 inches across top edge, 27 inches center top to point.

MATERIALS
Juniper Moon Farm Sabine: 2 skeins. Shown in Wisteria.
32-inch circular needle, size #8 or size needed to obtain gauge.

GAUGE
14.5 stitches to 4 inches, after blocking (gauge is not critical for this project, just be sure you like the fabric after blocking)

ABBREVIATIONS
K – knit
P – purl
yo – yarn over
pm – place marker

PATTERN
Garter tab cast on
Cast on 3 sts. Knit 6 rows.
Pick up 3 stitches along the left hand side of the tab – one for each garter ridge.
Pick up 3 stitches from the cast on edge. (9 sts)

Set-up Row 1: K3, pm, yo, k1, yo, pm, k1, pm, yo, k1, yo, pm, k3.
Set-up Row 2: K3, p to last 3 sts, k3. (slip all markers as you come to them.)

SECTION A
Row 1 (RS): K3, sm, yo, k to next marker, yo, sm, k1, sm, yo, k to next marker, yo, sm, k3.
Row 2: K3, p to last 3 sts, k3. (slip all markers as you come to them.)
Repeat rows 1 and 2 six times for a total of 12 rows.

SECTION B
Row 1 (RS): K3, p to last 3 sts, k3. (slip all markers as you come to them.)
Row 2: K3, sm, yo, k to next marker, yo, sm, k1, sm, yo, k to next marker, yo, sm, k3.
Repeat rows 1 and 2 twice for a total of 4 rows.

Repeat Sections A and B seven times for a total of 112 rows. Work Section A one more time.

Border
Knit 4 rows.

Bind off loosely. Weave in ends and block.

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