Fireweed by Cory Boberg


May 2015
Sport (12 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
600 yards (549 m)
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Striped asymmetrical shawl with lace edging

Skill Level

Fingering to sport weight yarn - 400 yards (366 m) Main Color; 200 yards (183 m) Contrast Color.

Shown in: Spincycle Yarns Dyed In The Wool, colorways Venus in Furs (MC, 2 skeins) and Robin’s Egg (CC, 1 skein); 200 yards (183 m)/75 grams per skein.

Note: Due to the unique character of this yarn, when making substitutions, a commercially spun fingering or heavy fingering weight is recommended over a true sport weight.

Finished size: 48.5” (123 cm) along right edge of shawl; 13” (33 cm) at widest point.

26 stitches and 44 rows / 4 inches (10 cm) in garter stitch, lightly blocked.

Suggested Needles
Size 3 US (3.25 mm) 32” (61 cm) circular needles
Size 3 US (3.25 mm) 24” (41 cm) circular needles (optional)

or size to obtain correct gauge.

Special Techniques
Slipped stitch selvedge, stripes, carrying yarn, picking up & knitting, lace.

Pattern is both written and charted.