nspired by Art Deco Architecture and named for The Great Gatsby, the West Egg Shawl uses brioche, lace, and short rows to mimic stunning 1920s design. Its unique shape makes for a perfect shoulder drape but also removes bulk if worn like a scarf.
Skills used: I-cord cast on and bind off, brioche, and short rows
Construction: Worked flat, with short rows
Pattern Style: Written pattern
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Pattern includes, written instructions and charts for brioche sections.
MC - Farmers Daughter Fibers; Squish Fingering, 100% Merino Superwash, Color: The Black Squirrel 50g (220 yds)
CC1 - Earl Grey Fiber Co Darjeeling Sock SW Merino/Nylon, Color: Stay Gold 75g (347 yds)
CC2 - Farmers Daughter Fibers; Squish Fingering, 100% Merino Superwash, Color: Jelly Stone 30g (132 yds)
CC3 - Farmers Daughter Fibers; Squish Fingering, 100% Merino Superwash, Color: Missoula Saturday Night 80g (350 yds)
When choosing yarn, use a light (MC) and dark (CC1) for brioche sections. CC2 & CC3 are midtones in the same color family.
U.S. Size 4 (3.5 mm) circular 40”
Or size required to get gauge
22 stitches and 48 rows = 4” (10 cm)
in Garter stitch (after blocking)
70” wingspan, 17” center depth
Professionally tech edited by Kirsten Pedrosa, Rogue River Fiber Co.