Hömin Shawl PDF
This pattern is a downloadable PDF file.
On long summer evenings in Shetland the twilight hues of gold and amber cast highlights and shadows across the grassland, illuminating the wildflowers and heather. Long walks taken in that magical atmosphere inspired this shawl. The clean lines, simple lace edging and effortless garter stitch make this a calming piece of knitting.
Approx 56 inches across top of shawl and 11 inches in depth at center back of shawl.
US 7/4.5mm straight needles (can also use 24 or 16 inch circular)
US 7/4.5mm 32 inch circular needle
475 yards laceweight yarn or 425 yards fingering weight yarn.
Shown in: Madelinetosh Prairie (840 yrds/768 meters/114g; 100% Superwash Merino Wool) colour “Winter Wheat”
Stitch markers (preferably split ring or something that can be removed easily)
Tapestry needle for weaving in ends.
21 sts and 48 rows = 4 inches in garter st on US#7/4.5mm needles.