Boukoleon Shawl

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The hidden architecture of the Byzantine Palace that lies under Istanbul’s Sultanahmet inspires the curved structure of circular and bricklike stitches in this asymmetrical shawl, worked in 3 progressive tonal stripe shades plus 2 neutrals.

Weight: Fingering
Yarn: 16 Fingering
5 colors, 1 skein each

Designer: Catherine Salter Bayar
Language: English
Craft: Knitting
Category: Neck / Torso

Dimensions: 78” / 198 cm wingspan, 43” / 109 cm finished edge, 21” / 53 cm depth, unblocked

Needle: US 8 / 5 mm,80 = 100cm length to accommodate the final 240 sts

Notions: Tapestry needle, markers as needed

Gauge: 24 sts x 50 rows = 4” / 10cm in Linen Stitch. Gauge is not crucial for size, but is for yarn consumption

Skill Level: Intermediate

Techniques: Slip stitch, yarnovers, shaping using increases, I-cords.