Shield Shawl by Kate Tanski
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Shield Shawl

Knitting
July 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
1 repeat = 1 inch
in Small Diamond Lace Pattern
US 2 - 2.75 mm
1476 - 1640 yards (1350 - 1500 m)
This pattern is available for free.

Knit Your Comics pattern from July 2016

This is a transformative work of knitted fanart.

This project is a long time coming. I actually bought the yarn for this project over a year ago, because, if you’ll remember, one of the very first Knit Your Comics came out in July 2015 and was Captain America themed. The doily I created was my first attempt at the shield, but my real goal was a circle shawl, a daunting project for someone who had never knitted a circular shawl before or done a project that large.

But Captain America means a lot to me—now, more than ever—and I knew that it would take some time, but I would be able to extrapolate based on the successful doily and make my shield.