This Intermediate level striped shawl is crocheted in 2 colors in a beautiful linen stitch on Mechita by Malabrigo, a single-ply superwash merino wool yarn. Pick two similar colors for a delicate and elegant shawl, or pick two with high contrast for a punchy statement piece.
Book Gift Kit includes printed pattern in Book 20: Mechita & Sock Modern Accessory Style and selected yarn. For yarn winding services, click here.
RECOMMENDED YARN: Mechita by Malabrigo (100% Superwash Merino Wool; 100g/420yds): 2 Skeins Main Color & 1 Skein CC (contrasting color). Shown in colors Neverland & Three Little Pigs. Mechita is a single ply yarn, super soft merino yarn which is perfect for low abrasion items like cowls & hats.
RECOMMENDED YARN: Sock by Malabrigo (100% Superwash Merino Wool; 100g/440yds): 2 Skeins Main Color (MC) & 1 Skein Contrasting Color (CC). Sock is a multi-plied yarn that shows excellent stitch definition and is quite durable due to the high twist.
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: 66.25" wingspan x 23.5" wide at center point
YARDAGE: 1320 yds
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate - linen stitch, post stitches, textured stitches
HOOKS: Size 4E / 3.5mm, or size needed to obtain gauge
OTHER TOOLS: Tapestry needle (optional)
GAUGE: 24 sts x 22 rows = 4" in linen stitch
Images courtesy of Malabrigo / Quail Studio. Yarn photos by Yarn Loop