Short Description: This shawl is a celebration of Winter, with a variety of techniques and stitch patterns to engage and enjoy whilst whiling away those winter eves. Lace, stripes and brioche collide in this de-constructed triangle-shaped shawl to create a generous giant winter-warming hug.
Gauge: 20 stitches and 36 rows over 4 inches in stocking stitch (blocked)
Finished Measurements: One size — 23½ inches/60 cms deep and 49¼ inches/125 cms wide.
Materials Used: 4ply/fingering weight yarn in three different colours: Main Colour: 370 yards/340 metres Contrast Colour 1: 370 yards/340 metres Contrast Colour 2: 80 yards/75 metres Original yarn used is a 4-fold worsted-spun low-micron Polwarth. Sample knit in Tarndie Origins 4ply and Tarndie Plowarth Undyed 4ply
Needle Size: US6/4mm: 40"/100cm circular (or size required for tension) US8/5mm: needle for casting off
Pattern Includes: Detailed written instructions, charts, schematic and links to tutorials.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Other Details: Winterfinding is a triangle-shaped shawl which has been slightly deconstructed. It begins with a Magic Garter Tab with the first section knit as per a traditional triangle-shaped shawl. The striped section is created by working only one side of the shawl. Stitches are then picked up along these rows just worked and the structure returns to a triangle-shape, albeit just slightly asymmetrical.