The Hoar Frost Shawl by Aliza Nevarie

The Hoar Frost Shawl

March 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 21 rows = 4 inches
in gauge swatch chart and written instructions included in pattern
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 11 - 8.0 mm
510 - 705 yards (466 - 645 m)
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The Hoar Frost Shawl

With a magnificent airy lace edging, finishing a body of structural dew drop shapes, the Hoar Frost Shawl is inspired by the beauty of a winter morning frost, born of a cold and starlit night.

Who knew frost could keep you warm!

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Note: pattern includes charts and written instructions.



Note: This pattern is 15 pages. For convenience, if knitting Small, you only need to print pages 2-9, and 14-15, if Large, pages 2-5, and 10-15.

Finished measurements after blocking:

Wingspan: 82”/208 cm
Spine: 41”/104 cm

Wingspan: 94”/238 cm
Spine: 47”/119 cm

Suggested Yarn:

Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light, Fingering, 420 yards/384 metres, in the Arctic Fox Colourway.

or other fingering weight yarn, 510-545 (675-705) yards/466-498 (617-645) metres.


Size 8 US/5 mm circular needle 32”/80 cm long (but length not critical as knit flat)
Size 11 US/8 mm needle (any type) for bind off


15 sts/21 rows = 4”/10 cm (Gauge Chart and written instructions included in pattern)

Note: Exact gauge is not critical, but finished measurements may change, as well as yardage/meterage


Tapestry needle, blocking pins, blocking wires (optional, but recommended)