The Interesting Bits

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If you've ever looked at a top-down triangular shawl and thought, "I like it -- but it's going to take forever to get to the interesting bits," then this is the shawl for you.

It has a conventional top-down option, but there's also a scarf version that skips all the lead-up and begins right where the slip-stitch pattern is. So whether you're in the mood for some (fairly) mindless knitting first, or just want to skip to the interesting bits, this one's for you!

Please note this pattern contains charts.

Lisa R. Myers

Finished Size
Shawl: About 65” wide along upper edge, and 32” long from center of upper edge to lower point, after blocking
Scarf: About 6½” wide and 78” long

Manos del Uruguay Milo, 1 sk of i2220 Roma (MC) and 2 sk of i8881 Beehive (CC)

Stitch markers
Waste yarn for provisional cast-on
Tapestry needle

22 sts and 40 rows = 4” / 10 cm in pattern from Belted Stripes chart, blocked.

Needle Size
US 5 (3.75mm) 29” circular needle, or size needed to obtain gauge.

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