A Faroese shawl in one size featuring an array of lace patterns evoking the magical textures and colorful highlights of the raven’s 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.
Suggested Yarns: Blue Moon Fiber Arts Laci, Fearless Fibers Merino Laceweight, Knitting Notions Merino Laceweight, Woolen Rabbit Merino Laceweight, Wooly Wonka Fibers Merino Laceweight, Lorna’s Laces Helen’s Lace, Misti Laceweight Baby Alpaca, Habu Geelong Lamb 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