Kyna by Lucy Hague


October 2013
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
18.5 stitches and 24.5 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
395 yards (361 m)
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This is the second design in the Celtic Cable Shawls collection.

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A sideways shawl designed to work beautifully with hand-dyed sock yarn. The edging is worked in elegant twisted stitch cables on a garter stitch background, complemented by clean eyelet lines around the edges.

The edging is eased around the point of the triangle with some carefully placed short rows, which enhance the cable pattern without interrupting it.

Width: 57”/(145 cm)
Neck edge to lower point: 17”/(43 cm)

Skill Level
Intermediate. Skills required include:

  • Short rows
  • Following shaping directions
  • Twisted stitch cables

• 4.0 mm/US size 6 needles (or size needed to obtain gauge) for flat knitting
• 395 yds/(361 m) of 4 ply/fingering weight yarn (sample shown in YarnPony Tough & Twisted Pony, shade 027/100, 80% merino, 20% nylon, 399 yds/(365 m) per 100 g)
• 4 stitch markers
• Cable needle
• Darning needle
• Pins/wires for blocking