A Faroese shawl in one size with allover floral and fern patterns finishing with a banded insect motif just above the hem. Shawl is worked top-down, with shaping at the shoulders and an applied (knitted on) lace edging at the hem border.
Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in an overall variation in shawl size.
Suggested Yarns: Knitting Notions Classic Merino Lace, Fearless Fibers Laceweight Merino, Wooly Wonka Fibers Merino Laceweight, Woolen Rabbit Whisper Merino Lace, Kaalund Classic Two, Blue Moon Fiber Arts Laci, or any springy, laceweight yarn with 175-210 yards per ounce.
Length at center back (blocked) = 29 inches
Width across top edge (blocked) = 80 inches
Total circumference at hem (blocked) = 140 inches
Yarn Requirements: 1300 yards (1180 mts) of laceweight yarn that has 175-210 yards per ounce
Gauge: 24 sts and 32 rows = 4” in stockinette stitch (unblocked)
size 6US (4.0 mm) 24” and 32” circular needles, or size to obtain correct gauge
size 4US (3.5 mm) 32” circular needle for edging (or two sizes smaller than body needle)