Hap-py by Kathleen Dames
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November 2012
Lace / 2 ply ?
18 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches in Garter Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
800 - 840 yards (732 - 768 m)
One Size
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A new-world homage to the Shetland Hap shawls of old. Worked all in one piece with one needle and one skein of yarn, this makes a perfect travel project, whether you’re waiting on a park bench, soaring above the clouds, or sailing the high seas. Plus, the Crest of the Wave pattern (written out and charted), an interesting variant on the traditional Feather and Fan, is easy to master with spectacular results. What are you waiting for? It’s time to get Hap-py!

Instructions are given for a swatch, which will make a perfect little shawl for an 18” doll, plus the full-size shawl, which measures 32” square. Swatch and shawl do use all of the skein of Madeline Tosh Prairie, so be aware that not achieving gauge may lead to your needing more yarn.

Madeline Tosh Prairie 100% Superwash Merino; 840 yards/768 meters per 114 gram skein; color: Plaid Blanket; 1 skein
Note: With swatch, entire skein was used.
One US6/4.0mm 40-inch circular needle
Stitch markers, including one different to mark end-of-round
Tapestry needle

Skills Needed
Casting on
Binding off
Picking up stitches
Working in the round

Technical editing by Ruth Garcia-Alcantud.