Here’s a little way to calculate the maximum number of rows you can work on a shawl (top down shawls only). You need to have knitted at least 20% of your yarn to do get an accurate answer, though it will return a result with more than 10% yarn used.

**Triangular shawl**

This calculation will work for any shawl pattern that starts at the top and has a consistent number of increases in each row. (ie. 4 increases on every right side row and 2 sts on every wrong side row, or 4increases every other row.)

(Examples of this type of shawl are: ‘Swallowtail’, ‘Ishbel’, ‘Aeolian’, ‘Kiri’, ‘Traveling Woman’, My ‘Dew Drops’ & ‘Danish Ripple’ Shawls)

(I know these shawls have slightly different shapes, but trust me the maths works for all of them.)

**You need to know**:

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Where on-line can I purchase a copy of the pattern for the cardigan that is shown on Ravelry with the Equality Stripe Hat? I am not able to locate it on Ravelry. I have tried googling… no luck.

Thanks…

Thank you so much!!!!!

I’m not getting the calculator to input a max # of rows when I put in all the variables. I’ve tried on several devices. Can you help me?

All sorted now.

Sometimes the wordpress updates break it.