Shabby Chic close up

Shabby Chic

Lindsay Lewchuk2017 New Releases, Cowls, How-Tos, Patterns, Shawls

Knit your fondest vacation memories with your favorite travel yarn into a funky Shabby Chic summer cowl. The feminine and eclectic stitch combination creates a wow FO from just a handful of common techniques. Celebrate the beauty of your stitches as you weave the end knot through the slits for a style uniquely you while your mind wanders back through sweet dreams of times past.

The tech edited and test knit easy level pattern is fully written and fully charted with a how-to bind off and cast on tutorial available on the Knit Eco Chic blog.

Finished Measurements:
11”/ 28cm wide by 40”/ 102cm long.

220yds/ 201m sport weight eco yarn
     Sample shown in Debbie Bliss Eco Prints 56008 Blossom. Single skein info: 100% organic fair trade cotton; 136yds/ 124m per 50g/ 1.76oz
US 6/ 4mm needles
1 Stitch marker
Yarn needle

22 sts and 28 rows over 4”/ 10cm. Note: exact gauge is not critical to this design. Gauge variations may impact final size and yardage requirements.

Special Notes:
• Shabby Chic is worked from the widest end to the smallest in order to provide natural reinforcement for the yarn overs with the decrease stitches on either side.