Attu by Tabetha Hedrick


by Tabetha Hedrick
November 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in Fan Pattern, blocked and stretched
US 6 - 4.0 mm
525 yards (480 m)
One Size
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With the sultry gradients from our Party of Five sets, Fan & Feather stitch comes alive in this popular asymmetrical shawl shape. Soft texture, gradual increases, and decadent lace promise an accessory that will delight every knitter.

This shawl is worked sideways from point to edge, increasing gradually on one side. The pattern is written to fully utilize the yardage of the mini-skeins, working each colour until it runs out completely and then joining in the next colour mid-row. You may join the new colour by wet-splice (for a more natural transition) or by double-stranding for a few stitches. You may use any method you prefer to join the new colour. Colours A and E are worked on the Garter stitch rows in the Fan Pattern. Colours B, C, and D are worked on the lace rows in the Fan pattern. The shawl can be worked in one colour by simply disregarding the colour change indications.

The Fan Pattern is both written (see Stitch Instructions) and charted (page 3) for your preference.


66” / 167.5 cm wide and 19 ½“ / 49.5 cm at deepest point

1 SweetGeorgia Yarns Party of Five set in Whisper (525 yd / 480 m total; 80% Superwash Merino, 20% Nylon). In the pattern, the colours of the party of five set are labeled as: Colour A (Sapphire), Colour B (Bluebell), Colour C (Lupine), Colour D (Iris), Colour E (Empress).

Size 6 US / 4 mm circular needle, 24” (60 cm) long
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Tapestry needle

17 sts and 34 rows = 4” / 10 cm in Fan Pattern, blocked and stretched.
Note that gauge is not crucial, but will affect required yardage and finished size.