Haptitude Shawl by Janelle Martin

Haptitude Shawl

Knitting
September 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1035 yards (946 m)
One Size
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This “half-hap” shawl is constructed using traditional Hap shawl methods. The warm garter stitch triangle section is framed by a modified Old Shell pattern with an attached edging finishing the border.

Pattern is 8 pages and is chart only for colourwork sections.

Skills Required:

  • Working lace
  • Working with charts
  • Blocking
  • Picking up stitches

Finished Size (blocked): 12.5”/31.75 cm wide by 70”/177.80 cm long

Other Tools:

  • Waste yarn (to hold garter stitch section while border is worked)
  • Stitch markers (2)
  • Glow line tape (to mark current row on charts/instructions).
  • Fine cotton thread in contrasting colour for life-lines
  • Tapestry needle
  • Blocking wires and Tpins

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner

Yarn: 1,035 yards/ 945 meters of wool fingering weight yarn that knits up to 7.5 – 8 sts/inch.

Shown In: Brown Sample: Jamieson’s ‘Shetland Spindrift’, (115 yards/105 meters; 100% Shetland wool; 0.88 oz/25 grams per skein). 9 skeins in 235 Grouse (MC) and 1 skein each of 1190 Burnt Umber (CC1), 226 Thyme (CC2), 1200 Nutmeg (CC3), 290 Oyster (CC4), 241 Tan Green (CC5), 261 Paprika (CC6) and 998 Autumn (CC7).

CC1: 1190 Burnt Umber – 26 grams
CC2: 226 Thyme – 30 yards
CC3: 1200 Nutmeg – 34 yards
CC4: 290 Oyster – 37 yards
CC5: 241 Tan Green – 40 yards
CC6: 261 Paprika – 45 yards
CC7: 998 Autumn – 50 yards
MC: 235 Grouse – 160 grams

Cream Sample:
Bare Naked Wools ‘Better Breakfast Fingering’, (450 yards/411 meters; 55% merino, 35% alpaca, 10% nylon; 4.06 oz/115 grams per skein). 2 skeins in Sugarfrost and 1
Indigodragonfly ‘Tornadoz Gradient Set: Chameleon’, (500 yards/457 meters; 65% extrafine superwash merino, 20% cashmere, 17% silk; 4.41 oz/125 grams per kit). 1 kit in Whoops.