Old Shell Shawl by Margaret Stuart

Old Shell Shawl

Knitting
January 1986
Shetland wool
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Garter stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
aprox 135cm, 53" square
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“The Shetland Isles have been famous for their shawls for centuries, and the ‘jumper wool’ shawls often had borders using all the shades of natural undyed wool. This shawl is knitted in the traditional way, from separate sections which are grafted together. The border features the famous Old Shell pattern, and a pointed lace edging.”

Yarn requirements:

6 oz black

2 oz charcoal

2 oz dark grey

2 oz mid grey

2 oz pale grey

2 oz cream