- Pattern Type
- All Knitted
- Shawls and Wraps
A Faroese shawl in one size with allover floral and fern patterns finishing with a banded insect motif just above the hem. Shawl is worked top-down, with shaping at the shoulders and an applied (knitted on) lace edging at the hem border. Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in an overall variation in shawl size.
Suggested Yarns: Any springy, laceweight yarn with 175-210 yards per ounce.
Finished Size: Length at center back (blocked) = 29 inches Width across top edge (blocked) = 80 inches Total circumference at hem (blocked) = 140 inches
Yarn Requirements: 1300 yards (1180 mts) of laceweight yarn that has 175-210 yards per ounce
Gauge: 24 sts and 32 rows = 4" in stockinette stitch (unblocked)
Needles: size 6US (4.0 mm) 24" and 32" circular needles, or size to obtain correct gauge size 4US (3.5 mm) 32" circular needle for edging (or two sizes smaller than body needle)