Margaret Sullivan’s Shawlette by Shannon Squire
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Margaret Sullivan’s Shawlette

February 2014
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
400 yards (366 m)
One size fits most. 64" wingspan x 16" deep with notes for making larger or smaller.
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This pattern was originally published as Twisted’s contribution to the 2014 Rose City Yarn Crawl, February 27 - March 2, 2014 in Portland, Oregon.

Each shop’s pattern(s) will be available free with purchase at that shop during the Rose City Yarn Crawl. All patterns will also be available for download individually or as part of our 2014 eBooks: Neighborhood Knits & Crochets Too, Neighborhood Knits, Neighborhood Crochets.

Twisted’s neighborhood, Sullivan’s Gulch, is named after Timothy Sullivan, who was a world-class traveler until settling in Portland, building his homestead, and inspiring a neighborhood to be named after him. He met his wife, Margaret, in Tasmania in 1841. This shawlette seems the kind of thing a globe-trotting, practical 1800s woman would throw on to head out to tend to the chickens.

Yarn - Shown in Blue Moon Fiber Arts Socks That Rock Lightweight (100% superwash merino wool; 405 yards/370 meters = 155 gram skein), Picot version shown in colorway Gulchtastic, or Mediumweight (100% superwash merino wool; 402 yards/368 meters = 170 gram skein), I-Cord version shown in colorway Potomac.

Notions - Tapestry needle.

Skill level - Advanced Beginner (increasing, yarn overs).