What you will need

  • 3 x Silkroad DK Tweed 50g balls in ‘407 Magnolia’ (colour 1)
  • Jo Sharp Soho Summer DK Cotton 50g balls in the following: 1 x ‘235 Oyster’ (colour 2), 2 x ‘228 Calico’ (colour 3), 1 x ‘250 Fog’ (colour 4)
  • Pair of 12mm knitting needles

Measurements

180x40cm

Tension

13 stitches and 11 rows measured over 10cm (approximately 4”) of knit 1, purl 1 rib using 12mm needles.

Note

*For knit 1 purl 1 rib: Row 1 (and all odd rows) k1, p1, repeat to end of row; finish on a knit. Row 2 (and all even rows) p1, k1, repeat to end of row; finish on a purl.

Hold yarn in colours 1 and 2 together and cast on 51 stitches. Work in a knit 1, purl 1 rib* until you have used the whole ball of colour 2. The shawl will measure approximately 40cm.

Change to knitting with colours 1 and 3 held together, and work in a knit 1, purl 1 rib until the shawl measures 120cm.

Change to knitting with colours 1 and 4 held together, and work in a knit 1, purl 1 rib until the shawl measures 180cm, then cast off in the same knit 1, purl 1 rib.