Knitspot Irtfa'a Shawl

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Previously $9.00 each.


Pattern Type
All Knitted
Shawls and Wraps
Irtfa'a Shawl in Knitspot from Knitspot
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A Faroese shawl in one size featuring an array of lace patterns evoking the magical textures and colorful highlights of the ravens cloak. Shawl is worked top-down, with shaping at the shoulders, incorporated front edging, and an applied (knitted on) lace edging at the outer border. Click here to view complete photo story.

Suggested Yarns: Lornas Laces Helens Lace, Alpaca With a Twist Fino, or any laceweight yarn which has approximately 200-220 yards per ounce. Recommended for handpainted yarns with subtle color variations.

Finished Size: Length at center back (blocked) = 29 inches Width across top edge (blocked) = 78 inches Total circumference at hem (blocked) = 104 inches

Yarn Requirements: 1350 yards (1200mts) of laceweight yarn

Gauge: 25 sts and 36 rows = 4" in stockinette stitch (unblocked)

Needles: size 4US (3.5mm) 24" circular needle, or size to obtain correct gauge size 3US (3.25 mm) 32" circular needle for edging


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