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.
Suggested Yarns: Bare Naked Wools Ginny Sport, Better Breakfast Fingering, Jacob Fingering, Stone Soup Fingering 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.
Shown here in Woolen Rabbit Essence, colorway What’s Up, Buttercup?
Finished Size: 44 inches square (washed and blocked)
Yarn Requirements: 1550 yards
Gauge: 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)