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Inchara is a half-circle wrap constructed from the top-down. It has gently increasing garter sections regularly interrupted by subtly textured rows. The shawl is finished with a slip-stitch border.
This shawl is beginner-friendly with loads of garter, knit-purl texture and slipped stitches. An experienced knitter, can pick it up for ‘meditative knitting’ or ‘TV knitting’ or ‘Knitflixing’. 🙂
At this gauge, with all the garter, Inchara gives a squishy wrap. It is a handy accessory to have with you in transitional weather when the evenings get suddenly chilly or for working in air-conditioned office rooms.
Soothing to knit and pleasant to wear, it is named ‘Inchara’ which is a Kannada word that means ‘harmony’.
|YARN REQUIREMENTS |
450m/492 yards of sport weight yarn.
|YARN USED IN SAMPLE |
Cascade Yarns 220 Sport (100% Peruvian Highland Wool 164 yards/150 meters, 1.75oz/50g) 3 skeins
|FINISHED MEASUREMENTS |
Length (tip to tip) – 63”
Depth – 13”
24sts/36rows per 4 inch using 3.25mm needles, in stockinette st, in the round, washed and blocked.
US#4/3.5mm circular needle minimum 24”/60cm.
Stitch markers, Tapestry needle.