Hello there! We are back here with another pattern throwback. Today we are going to talk about the Itaúnas Shawl.
Itaúnas is a small beach district in the region of Espírito Santo, Brazil, famous for its sand dunes. From the Tupi language, Itaúnas means black stone, because of the river that surrounded the main village. A beautiful and touristic place, the whole region is part of the Itaúnas State Park, and was declared a World Heritage Site in the early 90’s.
The Itaúnas Shawl is a squishy garter and cable DK weight shawl pattern, worked from the right corner to the opposite side. The cable pattern is easy to memorize and will fly off your needles in no time.
SIZE & YARDAGE 190 cm wingspan x 85 cm depth (76” x 34”) 900 yds (825 m) of DK weight yarn Sample shows Lanabel Lana Pura Super Sport colorway Arena 48
NEEDLES 5.5mm (US 9) circular needle with cable long enough to accomodate all stitches comfortably, or size needed to obtain gauge.
NOTIONS & TOOLS cable needle, scissors, stitch markers, tapestry needle
GAUGE 14 sts x 23 rows in 10 cm (4”) in garter stitch after blocking Cable panel is 15 cm (6“) wide
Instructions for the cable panel are written and charted for your convenience. I hope you like it!