Travel by Rail Shawl by Renee Van Hoy

Travel by Rail Shawl

Loom Knitting
December 2011
DK (11 wpi) ?
gauge varies with loom used
400 - 580 yards (366 - 530 m)
3/4, 5/8, 1/2, 3/8 loom
low vision format available
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The Travel by Rail Shawl is a shawl for every loomer. It may be loomed flat on a large, regular, or small gauge loom, with worsted, DK, or fingering weight yarn. The shawl is a mid-sized shawl, worked in two colors, and trimmed with ribbon around the edges.

¾ inch gauge - 40 pegs
5/8 inch gauge - 48 pegs
½ inch gauge - 50 pegs
3/8 inch gauge – 60 pegs

Size: after blocking, depending on the loom used, about 22 x 47 inches to 28 by 56 inches

Yarn: wool or alpaca (or blend of the two) that you may block
¾ inch - 400 yards WW (200 of each color)
5/8 & ½ inch - 460 yards DK or fingering (220 of each color)
3/8 inch – 560 yards fingering (280 of each color)

1 moveable peg marker
Loom tool
Crochet hook
Blocking tools
Embroidery needle
3 yards of 3/8 inch wide ribbon
Needle and thread, or fabric glue

My patterns are low vision and screen reader accessible. The text is black, Arial and large print 24 point font. All of the directions are fully written out and no charts are relied on to complete the patterns. No italics are used. They are screen reader and tablet friendly.