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.
Fresh Lace, Yak + Silk Lace, Cormo Lace, Kent Lace, or any laceweight yarn which has approximately 200-220 yards per ounce. Recommended for handpainted yarns with subtle color variations.
Length at center back (blocked) = 29 inches
Width across top edge (blocked) = 78 inches
Total circumference at hem (blocked) = 104 inches
1350 yards (1200mts) of laceweight yarn
25 sts and 36 rows = 4” in stockinette stitch (unblocked)
size 4US (3.5mm) 24” circular needle, or size to obtain correct gauge
size 3US (3.25 mm) 32” circular needle for edging