Short Description: With her sweeping lines, oodles of texture & magnificent fringe, Maycroft is a shawl that’ll put a swing in your step, a glint in your eye and make you feel fabulously boho.
She’s large, cosy and looks fantastic draped around your shoulders, wrapped around your neck or snuggled over jeans. Maycroft is a delicious combination of simple knitting and striking lace panels, pulled together with a long fringe, and she’s exactly the kniting you need when you’re out and about, knitting and chatting or feeling like an easy, rhythmic knit.
Perfect for experienced knitters and wonderful for beginners, Maycroft is knitted from the top down, is full of stitches that are easy to master and includes clear directions for making the fringe. Lace instructions are both written and charted.
Gauge: 20 stitches and 36 rows = 10 cm in "Garter ridge" pattern
- Wingspan approx. 76”/193 cm (blocked).
- Depth approx. 33”/84 cm (blocked).
Materials Used: 1 skein of 4ply/fingering by Tarndie (4ply/fingering-weight 100% Polwarth; 150g = 580yd/530 m), in “Grey/Taupe” (colour A) and 1.5 skeins of 4ply/fingering by Tarndie (4ply/fingering-weight 100% Polwarth; 100g = 400yd/365 m), in “Basalt” (colour B).
Substitute approx. 1180yd/1078 m of fingering-weight yarn; 580yd/530 m in colour A & 600yd/548 m in colour B. Optional Fringe requires an additional 50g of colour A. Approx 194yd/177 m of fingering weight yarn.
Needle Size: Size US6/4 mm circular needles at least 40”/100 cm long. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain gauge.
Pattern Includes: written and charted instructions for the lace. Clear instructions for making the fringe.
Skill Level: Beginner friendly.