The shawl’s motif, which moves from circle to star to square, lends itself to yarns with long runs of color to allow each element of the motif to have its own color. The Motifs are assembled in a square-ish silhouette for a unique final shape.
DESIGNER Kathy Merrick
FINISHED SIZE 52″ square.
YARN Noro Silk Garden (distributed by Knitting Fever) (45% silk, 45% mohair, 10% wool; 110 yd [100 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): #355 pink brown green (A); #364 brown wine cream (B), 9 skeins each; #320 blue teal bark (C), 2 skeins.
HOOK Size I/9 (5.5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
NOTIONS Yarn needle; two 1½” buttons.
GAUGE Square = 4½”.
Check out Sarah Read’s blog on creating the motifs of the Shuriken Shawl!