Rookwood by Mindy Wilkes


June 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
650 yards (594 m)
one size
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Rookwood Pottery is the inspiration behind this shawl and the colors of yarn used here. With graceful curving lines, the lace edge evokes a simple elegance. The shawl is worked from the bottom up and is shaped with short rows in garter stitch.

The pattern includes both charts and fully written instructions. This pattern has been professionally tech edited by Corrina Ferguson.

Main Color: 325 yards fingering weight yarn.
Contrast Color: 325 yards fingering weight yarn.
Shown in Destination Yarn Letter, Cincinnati Ceramic (MC) and Cincinnati Ceramic Pink (CC).

US 5 (3.75 mm), 40 in or longer circular needles
US 7 (4.5 mm), 40 in or longer circular needles

17 sts and 26 rows garter stitch on smaller needles, after blocking.

Finished Size
51 inches (129.5 cm) wingspan and 10 inches (25 cm) deep.

Necessary Skills
basic knitting skills, knit 2 together, slip slip knit, knit and purl through the back loop, yarn over.