Babetta's Easy Soft Summer Shawl

1 ball Optimum from Southwest Trading Co.
2 balls Fur Real from Southwest Trading Co.
Size US 19 24 or longer circulars or 14 straights

This pattern is worked in garter stitch (knit every row).

Carrying both yarns together - cast on 3 stitches and work 6 rows, increase in the beginning and end of every row throughout pattern.

Pattern striping

*drop Fur Real and work 2 rows Optimum,
drop Optimum and pick up Fur Real to work the next 2 rows,
work the next 2 rows with both yarns and repeat from * when piece measures about 10 add an increase in the middle of each row. When piece measures about 18 more, work remaining rows with both yarns until approximately 3 yards of Optimum remain and bind off. Remaining Fur Real can be divided evenly for fringe.

This pattern can also be done with a single yarn such as Dune by Trendsetter , Posh by Skacel, Squiggle, Lightpipe or Fizz by Crystal Palace etc.