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This shawl uses the sunspots stitch from Barbara Walker’s 3rd Treasury. To invoke the idea of the sun, I named the shawl Surya who is the main sun god in the Hindu religion.
The pattern is both written and charted.
Tech Editor: Lauren Cross (crazyl)
Stitches of note in the pattern:
- Central Double Increase (A photo tutorial is provided and a link to a video tutorial I created is also included)
Skill Level: Advanced Intermediate
Sizes: Shawlette and Shawl versions.
Finished Measurements: Shawl - 66”x32”; Shawlette - 58”x27”
Gauge: 24 sts and 36 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch
- Size 3.75mm (US 5) circular needles (at least 32”/80cm long)
- Crochet Hook (size G/4mm) for garter tab cast-on
- Scrap yarn
- Stitch markers (4)
- Tapestry needle
Yarn: approx. 400 for the shawlette and 575 yards for the shawl in heavy lace or fingering weight yarn. Used in photos:
Shawlette: String Theory Hand Dyed Yarn Caper Sock (Laguna/blue)
Shawl: String Theory Hand Dyed Yarn Caper Lace (Fusion/green)