This project is a perfect example of how changing yarns can alter the way a pattern knits up. This design by Wendy Johnson makes a feminine shawl when knitted in a 4ply yarn, but worked in a heavier yarn creates an impressive circular afghan blanket. Whatever weight you choose, it’s important to use a natural fibre yarn for this project as your work will require blocking. The shawl or blanket is knitted from the centre outwards, starting on double-pointed needles and moving on to circular needles as the stitch count increases.
This pattern is taken from Wendy Knits Lace by Wendy D. Johnson. It's available in issue 47 of The Knitter magazine. The price we've listed is for buying the digital issue from Apple Newsstand.
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