Pentland Hills by Clare Devine

Pentland Hills

May 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 42 rows = 4 inches
in Garter stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
766 yards (700 m)
One size
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Pentland Hills

Inspired by the rolling green hills south west of Edinburgh, this relaxing knit is the perfect showcase for this glorious yarn.

Wrap yourself in the exquisite, luxurious Splendor that is allowed to shine in all its glory, through the simplicity of this gorgeous shawl.

This shawl is easy to knit and perfectly suited to a beginner or a more experienced knitter looking for a relaxing project.

A wide crescent shape of soothing garter stitch is balanced by a beautiful but easy to knit lace border and a striking looped picot bind off. The shawl is fully reversible, as the lace has no right or wrong side.


Ginger’s Hand Dyed Splendor 4ply (4ply; 50% Merino, 50% silk; 400m/437 yds per 100g skein)
Shade MC: Hocus Pocus, 1 x 100g skein
Shade CC: Dove, 1 x 100g skein

Sample used 80g of MC and 75g of CC

3.5mm (US4) circular, cable length at least 80cm (32in)
4.5mm (US7) circular, cable length at least 80cm (32in)

Tapestry needle
Blocking wires


20 sts and 42 rows to 10cm / 4in in garter stitch knitted flat, blocked

Gauge is not crucial but please consider that changes to gauge will alter the finished size and yardage requirements.


Approx. 184cm (72.5in) wide and 40cm (15.75in) deep

Pattern notes

This graceful, crescent shaped shawl is constructed with two increases on each row. The lace border is reversible, meaning the shawl looks beautiful on both sides.

This pattern was originally exclusive to the Neighbourhood Sheep Society yarn club members but has now been re-released in readily available yarn.