Brigantine is an airy summery shawl with beautiful and simple slipped stitch pattern and moss stitch edging. The shawl has crescent shape, seamless and knitted top-down from the central neck stitches to the edge. The asymmetric lines and stripes of colors add visual interest. This is fast and easy project. Enjoy!
The sample shawl in the photographs after blocking was 200 cm (79 inches) for the straight edge on the top of the shawl and 48 cm (19 inches) for the height of the shawl at the center. You can easily change the shawl’s size by knitting more or less pattern repeats.
The gauge is not critical in knitting this shawl. Adjust your needle size to suit your yarn and achieve the size and the look of the shawl of your choice.
For the sample shawl both yarns listed below were used 4ply (4 strands of lace weight together) giving 410 yards per 100g yarn or Fingering 4ply weight.
Color 1: ColourMart 100% Extra Fine Merino 3/48NM lace weight: 1430.0 yards (1307.6m) in Persian blue colorway.
Color 2: ColourMart 100% Extra Fine Merino 2/30NM DK Weight: 833.0 yards (761.7m) in light blue colorway.
Color 1: need 355 yards of 4ply/Fingering weight yarn.
Color 2: need 210 yards of 4ply/Fingering weight yarn.
US 5-3.75 mm 36” (91 cm) circular needles.
US7-4.5 mm needles for BO.
The instructions are both, charted and written.