Storm Warning is a triangular-shaped sideways shawl. It has a braided cable and delicate lace border with optional beading, a garter stitch body and an eyelet edging. This shawl is perfect for showing off those special, one of a kind skeins to the best advantage. The size of the shawl is easily adjustable depending on the amount of yarn you have – just keep a set of scales handy!
The pattern includes both charts and written instructions as well as a photo tutorial for beading, so however you like to read your patterns, you’re covered! The pattern has been tech edited and test knitted. There’s a screenshot of the pattern and a list of the stitches used at the bottom of the photos.
400 yards of Old Maiden Aunt Merino/Silk 4ply (50% Merino/50% silk, 400 yards / 100g) (or your prefered yarn)
4mm (US 6) circular needles, 24” long
418 Beads size 6/0 (optional). Approx 40g.
0.75mm (US14) crochet hook or other method for placing beads
Yarn needle for sewing in ends
26 stitches and 43 rows in 10cm (4 inches) in garter stitch. Gauge is not essential but may change the size of the finished shawl. Differences in gauge will also affect the amount of yarn used.
162cm long by 35cm (64” long by 14” deep) after blocking.