Within the cobbled pavements of the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, lies the granite mosaic known as the ‘Heart of Midlothian’. As the theme for the 2016 Indie Burgh Yarn Crawl, this mosaic has inspired this heart –shaped shawl, combining delicate lace motifs with garter stitch detailing.
Variegated sample (black/pink) shown in Ginger’s Hand Dyed Bleating Velvet 4 Ply in the 2016 Indie Burgh Yarn Crawl Limited Edition colour way – ‘Heart of the City’ (with 13 garter st edging rpts).
Semi-solid sample (gray) shown in Ginger’s Hand Dyed Swell Ewe Sock in ‘Old Town Cobblestone’ colour way (with 11 garter st edging rpts).
437 yds / 400 m Fingering weight yarn; sample uses Ginger’s Hand Dyed Bleating Velvet 4 Ply (1 skein, 437 yds / 400 m per 100g, Merino / Cashmere / Nylon).
4 mm / US 6 needles
Stitch markers (4)
Blocking wires / pins
24 x 59 “ / 60 x 150 cm
20 sts x 28 rows = 4 “ / 10 cm in stocking stitch