Knúsa by Bristol Ivy
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Knúsa

Knitting
December 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
20.5 stitches and 31 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch, 4-row garter ridge, or 8-row garter ridge, after lace-blocking
US 7 - 4.5 mm
900 yards (823 m)
82” (208 cm) wingspan and 21” (53.5 cm) depth at center back
This pattern is available from taprootmag.com for $12.00.

Knúsa v. Icelandic: to hug.

This shawl is warm, snuggly, textured with a hint of lace at the border, and big enough to wrap up in or to share with someone you love.

Finished Measurements
82” / 208 cm wingspan and 21” / 53.5 cm depth at center back

Yarn
Sylvan Spirit by Green Mountain Spinnery (50% Fine Western Wool/50% Tencel; 180 yds (165 m)/57 g)
5 skeins in color Antique Brass

Needles
1 US 7 /4.5 mm 32” or 40” circular needle (circ)

Special thanks to Leah B. Thibault and her daughter for modeling!

ERRATA
In the Set-up of the shawl, after working the first four rows, you will repeat the rows as follows:

Row 5: Rep Row 3.
Row 6: Rep Row 2.
Row 7: Rep Row 3.
Row 8: Rep Row 4.

Rep these four rows once more.

In addition, there is a note about a chart being available for the border, but it was omitted due to space concerns. It is available on the Taproot website here!