Gannets gather in large numbers on the cliffs in Shetland, circling around for the perfect spot to fold up their wings and dive arrow-like into the depths of the North Sea. The defined V shapes and deep blue colour of this shawl reminded me of these graceful Shetland residents.
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44 inches/112 cms across top edge of shawl.
17.5 inches/44.5 cms from center top to bottom edge.
Needles: US 6/4.25mm 32 inch circular needle
490 yards fingering weight yarn.
Shown in: Malabrigo Sock (440yrds/402 m; 100g; 100 % Superwash Merino Wool).
Stitch markers (preferably split ring or something that can be removed easily)
Tapestry needle for weaving in ends
Gauge: 26 sts and 29 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette Stitch on US 6/4.25mm needles.
Pattern updated 10/24/11.