This shawl was inspired by a page from Mahler’s Fourth Symphony, where the score created beautiful visual patterns as well as a wonderful sound. The page was from the codetta of the third movement, hence the name. The border uses an old stitch called ‘shower stitch’.
This pattern was first published in Knit Now, Issue 26, September 2013.
Suggested Yarn: Brigantia Luxury Aran 100% Pure British Wool (160m/100g), MC: Oatmeal 101, 2 skeins, CC: Black 215 (CC), 4 skeins
Needles: 5mm (US 8) circular needle 100-120cm long
Notions: 32 stitch markers, Tapestry needle
Tension: 10cm = 16 sts and 26 rows over st-st
One Size: Wingspan 200cm, 100cm deep at point of shawl