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Your Mileage May Vary Shawl

The name comes from the edge trim which is a variation on a vintage pattern called “A mile a minute.” When I found the trim in a vintage book I thought it meant that it worked up very quickly until Kat told me that it's the name of a weed similar to bindweed. Its still a very quick trim and pattern to work – but maybe not quite breaking land speed records! It’s also a slight reference to the fact that short row crescents are about the hardest to calculate the yardage for when you are designing them.

Size 
Wingspan: 133cm/52in 
Depth: 23cm/9in 
This pattern is easily adapted to be larger or smaller, instructions are provided.

Materials 
1x 100g hank of Sparkleduck Solo (4ply, 100% merino singles spun, 366m/100g) in Unicorn Fields 
3.5mm (US E) hook. 
4.5mm (US 7) hook. 
Tapestry Needle.

Tension 
13 sts and 15 rows to 10cm/4in in htr using 4.5mm hook, or size needed to obtain tension.

Difficulty rating 
Easy

Skills needed 
Basic stitches, working into chain spaces, short rows (fully explained.)

Construction 
Trim worked end to end, stitches picked up into chain spaces to work short row shaping.

This pattern is charted and written using standard UK crochet terminology (with US conversions given in the abbreviations)

Also available in our book The Shawl Project: Book One.

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