Baby’s first shawl—a soft, magical square, worked in the round from the center out in lace patterns suggesting a field a-buzz with bees and grasses. Worked in washable fingering wool, this piece is as sturdy as it is pretty and practical to use at home or when traveling.
Shown here in Woolen Rabbit Essence, colorway What’s Up, Buttercup?
Ginny Sport, Better Breakfast Fingering, Stone Soup Fingering, Finn Dandy 3-ply Sport, Modern Deco Sport, or any soft fingering yarn with approximately 400 yards per 4 ounces.
Substituting yarn and/or needles will result in an overall variation in size.
44 inches square (washed and blocked)
24 sts and 32 rows = 4 inches in stockinette on larger needles (unblocked)
size 5US (3.75 mm) 24- and 32- inch circular needles or size to obtain correct gauge
DPNs same size as body needle
32-inch circular needle and a single DPN one size smaller for hem edging (optional)