Mayhem Shawl


Mayhem is a comforting & cosy shawl that sits particularly well across the shoulders due to the pronounced crescent shape.
This shawl is knitted top down from a signature Åsa Tricosa shawl tab. Simple combinations of knits and purls create interesting textures and a billowing border. Mayhem Shawl is really a very large swatch for a Masham Mayhem Cardigan. My 3 skeins just demanded to become a shawl.

Choose a 4ply yarn for a lighter wrap or DK for more warmth and comfort. Ginger Twist Studio’s Masham Mayhem (pattern photos) is a lofty, soft, warm, exciting hand dyed DK yarn spun from British wool. I fell in love with the Muddy Sunshine colourway – it shifts subtly from strange greens to gold and muddy streaks of sunshine.

Indigodragonfly Chameleon Sock is a silky & luxurious 4ply with subtle highlights and a lovely drape.

4ply: Shawl approx 45 cm x 105  cm (171/2″ 42″)
DK: Shawl approx 50 cm x 160  cm (20″ x 63″)

APPROX YARN requirements
4ply: 550 m (600 yds – 2 skeins
DK: 720 m (790 yds) – 3 skeins

4ply: 29 sts by 38 rows on 3 mm needles
DK: 20 sts by 32 rows on 3.75 mm needles

Techniques linked to in the pattern:

* Winding Provisional Cast On
* Åsa’s Amazing Shawl Tab
* M1R/L(p)
* Stretchy Cast Off (Bind Off)

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