Inspired by both traditional African mud cloth and runway designs, this shawl’s geometry sets the tone for a stylish romp. Worked in panels, the resulting fabric is both sturdy and fluid.
Designer Barbara Worn-Wurtz
Finished size About 20″ wide and 69″ long.
Yarn Valley Yarns 8/2 Cotton (distributed by WEBS) (100% unmercerized cotton, 3360 yd [3072 m]/1 pound): #8540 shale (A), #4548 peaches ‘n cream (B), #6974 greyed lavender (C), #5604 willow green (D), #2574 heather (E); 1 cone each.
Hook Sizes C/2 (2.75 mm), B/1 (2.25 mm) adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions 5 skein yarn minder (optional); st marker (m); yarn needle.
Gauge 30 sts and 35 rows = 4″ in sc with larger hook.