Beginning Cables and Lace with Carrie! The Anisah Shawl

Beginning Cables and Lace with Carrie! The Anisah Shawl


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Anisah is a contemporary shawl featuring a textured cable and lace panel surrounded by classic garter stitch. The asymmetrical triangular shaping begins with just a few stitches which then flow into a wide panel composed of a graceful cable flanked by mesh lace. While that panel forms the left edge of the shawl, the remainder of the body is filled with squishy garter goodness. The combination of lace, cables, reverse stockinette and garter stitch knitted in worsted or DK weight makes the texture of all the various design elements really pop.
The size is adjustable.
Anisah is also an excellent pattern for adventuresome beginners to try their hand at simple lace, cables and triangular shaping. Plus it’s a fun and fast knit for more experienced knitters looking for a relaxing TV knit.
Skills you need:  Knit, Purl, M1R, M1L, KFB
Materials you need:  580-600 yards of DK or 540-630 yards of Worsted weight yarn,  Size 7 or 8 (depending on your tension) 32" circular needle and
Size 10 circular or straight needle for bind off only
Cable needle
What you learn:  Simple mesh lace, cabling, triangular/asymmetrical shaping, chart reading
Homework:  Cast on and follow the instructions up to Row 13.
Class will meet for 2 sessions separated by homework 

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