I've been waiting for an opportunity to sit down and post about this shawl for weeks and I finally have a moment! This is my contribution, the Whitehorn Shawl from Interweave Knits Summer 2018. I posted a bit about it on IG when it was first released but man, it's one of those pieces that I couldn't wait to see in print. I was floored by the styling of the entire collection and the palette throughout was on point.
The shawl is worked from the top down and increased every row for a nice, wide, sweeping wingspan. Some of the techniques used include a provisional cast-on, mosaic or slip stitch color work, and Latvian braids. The edge is clean, nearly i-cord looking, without much fuss. I've seen threads on Ravelry from folks looking for more information about the Latvian braids worked flat - if you are also unfamiliar with the technique and you're getting lost in the written instructions, there are many video tutorials available online that will take you step-by-step. It's one of those knitting techniques that seems far more complex on paper than it is in practice.
I used the Fibre Company's Cumbria Worsted and it was a dream to work with. Jimmy Bean's has kits available for Whitehorn also which takes a lot of the guess work out of picking alternative color schemes. HERE is a link to that page. Any worsted yarn will be suitable as a substitute but I suggest something nice and round for crisp stitch definition.
Make sure to tag your posts and photos #whitehornshawl so that I can follow along with progress and answer any questions you may have!