Five Points Shawl

Five Points Shawl

Designer Norah Gaughan

Finished Size 40" wide and 19" tall at center.

Yarn North Light Fibers Water Street (40% cashmere, 60% superfine merino; 165 yd [151 m]/2½ oz [68 g]): spring meadow ochre, 3 skeins.

Needles Size 8 (5 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Tapestry needle.

Gauge 16 sts and 22 rows = 4" in St st.

The Five Points Shawl is composed of five sections, beginning with the center piece. Stitches for the side triangles are picked up along each side of the center, then stitches for the wings are picked up along one side of each side triangle. The yarn used in this shawl is an all-new cashmere blend developed by North Light Fibers with collaboration from designer Norah Gaughan and Interweave Knits editor Lisa Shroyer.

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