Nansen

Skill Level: 
Intermediate
Project Type: 
Shawls/Wraps
Designer: 
Berroco Design Team

Substantial sparkle with a sideways cable, this shoulderwarmer will keep you cozy.

One size


Finished Measurements

Approximately 48” around x 21” high


Materials

6 Hanks Berroco Flicker (50 grs), #3307 Rothbart

Straight knitting needles, size 9 (5.50 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

24” Length circular knitting needles, sizes 7 (4.50 mm), 8 (5.00) mm and 9 (5.50 mm)

Cable needle (cn)

1 St marker


Gauge

48 sts = 7”; 20 rows = 2¾" in charted pat on larger needles

TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE


Body

With straight needles, cast on 48 sts.  Work even, following chart, for 48”, end on WS.  Bind off.  Sew cast-on and bound-off edges together.

Lower Ribbing:  With RS facing, using size 7 circular needle, beg at seam, pick up and k320 sts around one long edge of body.  Mark for beg of rnd and carry marker up.  Purl 1 rnd, knit 1 rnd, then work even in k2, p2 ribbing for 3”.  Bind off loosely in ribbing.

Collar:  With RS facing, using size 9 circular needle, beg at seam, pick up and k220 sts around the other long edge of body.  Mark for beg of rnd and carry marker up.  Purl 1 rnd, knit 1 rnd, then work even in k2, p3 ribbing for 6 rnds.  Change to size 8 circular needle and work even in k2, p3 ribbing for 6 rnds.  Change to size 7 circular needle and work even in k2, p3 ribbing for 6 rnds.

Dec Rnd:  * K2, p1, p2 tog, rep from * around – 176 sts.  Work even in k2, p2 ribbing until piece measures 3” from picked-up sts.  Mark for beg of collar.  Work even in k2, p2 ribbing for 8”.  Bind off loosely in ribbing.