This half-circular/half-hexagon shawl is knit beginning at the neckline with a garter tab, and worked down to the lower hem. The shawl is shaped with pie-shaped increases, and features garter stitch stripes alternating with stockinette bands.
I designed this shawl to take advantage of the subtle color shifts in my shop's Transitional sock-yarn packs. (These feature four 100-yard skeins that move through four colors). However, the shawl can be knit using any two colors of sock yarn - one for the main color and one for the stripes. My tester knit hers from a gorgeous combination of a pale silver gray and a darker brownish-purple color. It would also be a great way to use up one crazy and bright handpaint colorway and a more subdued solid/semisolid. Or throw caution to the wind and use up that bin of sock yarn scraps you've been collecting, with a single solid skein to tie everything together visually.
You'll need approximately 375 yards of each of a main color and a contr