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1.833333 out of 5 stars

Caterpillar Shawlette





Designer: Joyce Fassbender
Pattern Type: Knit
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Sizes Included: 48" wide x 24" deep
Yarn Lines: Chroma Twist Fingering
Yardage: 437
Needles/Hooks Suggested: Size 5 (3.75mm): 24” circular needles
Fiber Type: Wool & Blends
Weight: Fingering
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This triangular shawlette will be the star of your wardrobe! Working with a multicolored yarn, this intriguing pattern will never be boring with its combination of simple cables and intermediate lace. Choose your favorite colors and you'll have gorgeous piece of art in no time.

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1 out of 5 stars

I, too, am having problems with this pattern. Chart 1 does work. But then she says Work Chart 2 four times. Then ... "boxed stitch pattern is repeated one time for the first repeat of chart, 3 times for 2nd repeat, etc...." This is not at all clear. With 38 stitches at the end of working Chart 2 the first time (without the boxed stitch repeat because there simply aren't enough stitches), you can then work the first row of Chart 2 as follows: knit the original 14 stitches on the chart, then knit the "boxed stitch pattern" (which is 12 stitches) TWICE. This is the only way to make sense of the 38 stitches you should have. I will continue this pattern for a while and see if it holds true for a few more repeats ... adjusting how MANY repeats based on this concept and ignore her directions from there... If anyone understands what I'm saying and thinks this will help, let me know!

1 out of 5 stars

I am having the same issues as the other knitters here on the gulf stream shawlette also authored by Joyce Fassbender. Linda it sounds like you were very fortunate mind sharing what you did to have better results? I was really looking forward to knitting this up and purchased enough yarn to knit two of these shawls from knit picks. I have emailedJoyce asking for assistance withthis pattern. I’ll up date as info becomes available.

2 out of 5 stars

I’ve found that the chart doesn’t give the detail in the photo. It’s interesting, but not that lovely triangular design. Also, the first chart has given me a curled end, not a good thing. I’be noticed that there is no central increase, although it is mentioned in the description she gave. It IS confusing!

1 out of 5 stars

I'm with Carleen on this. The pattern and charts just don't work. Very frustrating.

5 out of 5 stars

Sorry Carleen had a problem. This pattern is beautiful. I did a picot bind off and cannot wait to wear it.

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