The shawl is worked in one piece from the top right corner across and downwards. Two increases at the beginning and one decrease at the end of every right side row creates an asymmetric triangular shape.
Approximately 372 yards/340 metres of fingering/4 ply yarn.
Instructions are given for increasing the size of the shawl.
Shown in Pirate Purl Yarns Blackbeard Fingering (90% Australian polwarth wool, 10% silk; 372 yards/340 metres per 100 grams) in Dove (light grey), 1 skein.
Shown in Atelier Pinnacle single ply fingering (100% merino wool; 400 yards/366 metres per 100 grams) in Golden Age, 2 skeins.
Needles & Notions
6 US/4 mm circular needles, 32 inches/80 cm or longer, to accommodate the large number of stitches;
1 stitch marker (optional);
Tapestry / yarn needle to weave in ends.
18 sts and 30 rows per 4 inches/10 cm in stockinette stitch after blocking.
Gauge is not crucial but a different gauge will alter the finished size, drape and amount of yarn required.
61.5 inches/156 cm across the top and 13.5 inches/34 cm deep.
Skills Required/Techniques Used
Lace knitting (for the eyelet rows)
The pattern has written directions only.