Mechita Shawl
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Mechita Shawl

Pattern languages available: English (US)

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Mechita

You are a free spirit.
You love change, adventure, and excitement.
You love your freedom.

Looking for a simple knit as well as an introduction to Mosaic knitting?

Mechita is it!

With just a little bit of an accent of Mosaic stitches this shawl is truly super simple and relaxing to knit.

The pattern is written in a format to take even a beginner knitter through every row right to the end and is a great way to get the basics of slipping stitches for Mosaic knitting.

You will wonder why you thought the technique was so hard.

And to minimise the number of tails to weave in yarn (A) is carried up the sides throughout all of the colour changes in the pattern. The instructions also tell you when to cut a colour and when to carry it instead.

There is a video link in the pattern showing how to carry yarn up the side.

There is also a BLANKET Version of this design.

Measurements: After gentle blocking - approximately 44.5 cm/17.5” wide by 177.5 cm/70” long.

Gauge: After gentle blocking – 28 stitches x 34 rows = 10 cm/4” square in stocking stitch on smaller needles.

Yarns used, needles and supplies:
Malabrigo Mechita. Fingering weight 14 (wpi), 100 grams : 384 m/420 yds. 100% Pure Superwash Merino
Wool.

Colour (A) 2 skeins # 367 Aurora (total used 653 m/714 yards).
Colour (B) 1 skein # 341 Neverland (total used 269 m/294 yards).
Colour (C) 1 skein # 357 Three Little Pigs (total used 269 m/294 yards).

The amounts of yarn used are based on my sample for the design but will depend on the yarn you choose,
variations in yarn thickness of each colour, your personal gauge/tension and any changes made.

3.5 mm/US 4 needles, 4 mm/US 6 needles or size needed to obtain gauge.
Stitch markers and Tapestry needle.

Required skill level: beginner

The pattern exists in following languages:

  • English (US)

After your purchase, you'll have access to download the pattern in all available languages.

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