A Faroese shawl in one size with transitioning diamond and chevron patterns that evoke textures and shapes of ice and frost formations. Shawl is worked top-down, with shaping at the shoulders and an applied (knitted on) lace edging at the outer border.
Fresh Lace, Yak + Silk Lace, Cormo Lace, Kent Lace, Shetlandia Fingering, Jacob Fingering, or any springy, laceweight yarn with 400 yards per 2 ounces
Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in an overall variation in shawl size.
Length at center back (blocked) = 30 inches
Width across top edge (blocked) = 84 inches
Total circumference at hem (blocked) = 120 inches
1230 yards (1125 m)
24 sts and 32 rows = 4 inches in stockinette (unstretched, unblocked; fabric will be relaxed)
size 6US (4.0 mm), or size to obtain correct gauge
size 4US (3.5 mm) needle for edging (or needle two sizes smaller than body needle); DPN in same size (optional