Knitted Winter Shawl by Godey's Lady's Book

Knitted Winter Shawl

Any gauge - designed for any gauge ?
1940 - 2000 yards (1774 - 1829 m)
one size
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From Godey’s ladies Book:

Several of our subscribers having requested that this useful article may be arranged so as to form an easy occupation during the long evenings, we have made the direction as simple as possible. It can be worked in nearly every kind of wool, and the size varied at pleasure, making it either for a small shawl to wear across the shoulders, or carried out for a large wrapper. If made in strong yarn it is especially suited for charitable gifts at this present season.

Gauge is not significant for this pattern. Directions are given for sport, fingering and worsted weight.

Originally published in Godey’s Lady’s Book, November 1864.

Link is given on source page for modernized version which is also no longer available except through the internet archive, aka “The Wayback machine”.

J hook is used to add optional fringe.