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Make this gorgeous Light and Airy Knit Shawl to add a touch of glamour to your wardrobe. It also makes a lovely gift idea for your fashionista friend.
You can get the pattern for this charming shawl from the Yarnspiration website.
Light and Airy Knit Shawl – A Classy Accessory
From the talented designers of the Yarnspiration design team, this knit piece is perfect for new knitters to work on.
This pattern is available in 1 size. The measurements are 22 – 55 inches. That’s 56 – 139.5 cm if you are using the metric system.
To make this pattern you will need the Bernat Softee Cotton yarn. It is a beautiful and remarkably soft acrylic weight yarn made from 60% cotton, and 40% acrylic fibers. It’s the perfect yarn for Garments, Accessories, and home projects.
Furthermore, you will be needing a US size 7 circular or double-pointed knitting needle. That’s 4.5 mm needles if you prefer to use the metric system.
You will be using the k2tog knitting decrease when you make this project. The k2tog or knit two together is a basic right slanting decrease that is quite common throughout knitting patterns.
If you’re not familiar with the k2tog decrease, we have an illustrated, step-by-step tutorial for it that you’ll surely find helpful. You can find this tutorial here: Learn How to Make a Basic Right-Slanting Decrease (K2tog).
You will be using the YO or open yarnover increase when you make this project. The open yarnover increase is an increase technique commonly used on lace patterns. It is a standalone, vertical increase, meaning it neither leans to the left nor to the right.
If you’re not familiar with the open yarnover increase and would like to learn how to do it, we have a fully illustrated, step-by-step tutorial for it you’ll surely find helpful. You can find this tutorial here: Learn the Open Yarnover Increase (YO).
You can download the FREE knitting pattern for this piece here: Light And Airy Knit Shawl Pattern