The shawl is worked bottom up with a garter stitch border followed by the cable panel. Short rows are then worked to shape the centre in a shallow curve. The straight top edge is finished by continuing the garter and slipped stitch edging set up at the beginning. Each side is worked into the centre, decreasing across the remaining live sts and the ends are kitchener stitched together for a neat finish at the centre top.
18 sts and 26 rows = 4" / 10cm in st st
Heavy double knitting or worsted weight yarn with a soft hand, some elasticity and good drape, 280yds / 240m
Shown in Toft DK in silver
US 8 / 5mm 32" / 80cm circular needle