Wednesday, June 6, 2012

New pattern: New Tower

New Tower is a long triangular shawl worked with asymmetric stripes, framed with lacy eyelets rows and constructed around a slipped stitch skyscraper standing in the center.

Materials and tools

1 skein of Malabrigo sock (100% merino) 440yd/402m to 100g/3.5oz in MC-Stonechat-
1 skein of Malabrigo Sock in CC -Solis-

1 3.5mm (US 4) 60 inch long circular needle
6 stitch markers
Tapestry needle

Techniques and skills involved
Garter tab cast on, intarsia twists, stripes, simple lace, slip stitch colorwork.

Pattern difficulty: intermediate

Width: 82 inch
Height: 22 inch

17 sts x 38 rows = 4 inch in stocking stitch