Feather & Fan Shawl by Eugen Beugler

Feather & Fan Shawl

November 2000
Lace ?
19 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch using size 5 (3.75mm) needles (blocked)
US 5 - 3.75 mm
2.5 mm
2250 yards (2057 m)
68" in diameter
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Errata available: knittinguniverse.com

Skill Level: Intermediate

Finished Measurements: 68” in diameter

Yarn: Jamieson & smith Laceweight Shetland (1oz/28g; 225yds/205m; wool) 10 skeins Oatmeal #L202 or Blue #L35

Needles: Size 5 (3.75mm) needles in double-pointed (dpn) and circular, 16”, 29”, and 60” (40, 72, and 150cm) long, or size to obtain gauge


  • Size B/1 (2.5mm) crochet hook
  • Stitch markers
  • Rust-proof T-pins

Blocked Gauge: 19 sts and 30 rows to 4”/10cm in St st using size 5 (3.75mm) needles


  1. Shawl is worked from the center outward in eight equal segments. Change from dpn to increasingly longer circular needles as number of sts permits.
  2. Chart shows odd rnds only. Purl the purl sts and knit the knit sts on even rnds.
  3. It may be helpful to mark beginnings of sections.
  4. The blue and oatmeal shawls pictured are identical except that the oatmeal incorporates an eyelet cable detail every third scallop.
  5. See Techniques, p. 162, for circular beginnings, double yo, and chain st.