UPDATE:The “Topography Kerchief” pattern has been updated to include directions for a Fingering weight version!
Thank to the lovely Jen Hawes (hockeyberrypie) for all of her help! And thanks to everyone who requested this added version!
An elongated half-circle shaped shawl, designed to use one 100 gram skein of yarn.
My inspiration for designing this shawl was all of the single DK skeins of yarn I tend to collect, but am not sure quite what to do with. I could always knit a hat, but there are some skein that I covet, and refuse to waste on just any old project. I had bought this one skein of yarn in particular, “Smith and Wesson” DK from Republic of Wool. I fell in love, and saved it, and casted it on, then frogged it… I just need the perfect project. I tend to think of shawls as keepsake knits, items that I’ll always have and care for, so a shawl it was! But one skein of yarn isn’t going to get you much shawl, so here’s my solution: the Topography Kerchief.
I further demonstrated my love of this yarn by making the dye technique a design feature. You too can achieve this random and fun texture depending on your choice of yarn.