Travel by Rail Shawl by Renee Van Hoy
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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
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The Travel by Rail Shawl is a shawl for every loomer. It may be loomed 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