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Striped Prayer Shawl

Striped Prayer Shawl

Westport, CT

It's a very easy pattern that uses up odds and ends of yarn. I had about 450 g of yarn in total. I had more of the black (Color A) since it was used for the borders as well.

US Size 15 circular needle

With Color A (double stranded worsted weight BLACK), cast on 58 sts

Knit Garter Stitch border (knit every row) for 10 rows (5 ridges)

Switch to Color B (Homespun in charcoal gray) and knit in stockinette st for 8-10 rows

Switch to Color C (double stranded worsted weight gray mixtures) and knit in stockinette st for 8-10 rows

Continue in this pattern until shawl is approximately 5 feet from cast on edge.

Switch to Color A and knit Garter Stitch border (knit every row) for 10 rows (5 ridges). Bind off loosely.

Along side, pick up approximately 178 sts and knit Garter Stitch border (knit every row) for 10 rows (5 ridges). Bind off loosely.

Repeat side Garter Stitch border for other side.

Weave in all loose ends.

Add fringe. Trim.

This is a great way to use up extra yarn. I had three different colors of gray mixes. I alternated between them to keep the pattern sequence even.

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