Dreamcatcher has been written in collaboration with Martin’s Lab - www.martinslab.com.
The semi-triangular, bias knit shawl starts with a section of lace pattern, then 8 garter stitch wedges, separated by rows of double yarn-overs, are added one by one. Each garter stitch wedge widens gradually and ends with 2 repeats of the lace pattern.
Tech edited by Rachel Brown.
Long tail cast-on, garter stitch, increases, decreases, working a lace pattern from a chart or written instructions.
Wingspan: approx 196 cm/ 77 in.
Depth at the widest point: approx 60 cm/ 24 in.
Gauge (measured after blocking)
• Garter St: 20 sts and 32 rows = 10 cm/ 4 in
• Lace Pattern: 1 pattern repeat of 24 sts and 8 rows is 12 cm / 4.75 in wide and 3.2 cm / 1.25 in high
Gauge is not crucial in this project but any changes will affect the yarn amount you use.
2 skeins of Martin’s Lab Comfy Merino (100% SW merino wool, 400 m / 437 yds per 100 g, colourway Royal Mile) or 800 m/ 880 yds of fingering yarn.
Needles and notions:
• 3.75 mm (US #5) circular needle, 60 cm/ 24 in long
• 8 stitch markers