Canopy by Melody Hoffmann


February 2015
Sport (12 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
460 - 480 yards (421 - 439 m)
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Canopy is another pattern inspired by the wonderful forest that surrounds my home.
When I stand in front of my kitchen’s window the only thing that I can really see is the green canopy of the pine trees that spreads accross countless of miles.
The shape and textures of this shawl pattern are a tribute to this evergreen forest.

A triangular shawl with an interesting texture that will keep you entertained one row after the other. The lace and twisted stitches remain quite simple, making the pattern very accesible to advanced-beginner knitters, and a quick knit to more skilled knitters.

The pattern features both charts and written instructions.


The Fibre Company, Road to China Light. 159 yards/ 50g
65% Baby Alpaca, 15% Silk, 10% Cashmere, 10% Camel
(3 skeins) OR appr. 480 yards of sport weight yarn.

US 8 circular needle (5mm)
US 6 circular needle (4mm) for the knitted-edging.

19 stitches & 26 rows= 4 inches in stockinette stitch after blocking.

160cm/63” long & 60cm/23” deep after blocking.

Blunt tapestry needle, T-pins, blocking wires (optional, but recommended for neat edges)

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