Bat Shawl by Lotta H Löthgren

Bat Shawl

August 2023
Light Fingering ?
22 stitches and 33 rows = 4 inches
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
711 yards (650 m)
One size
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The symmetrical, triangular Bat shawl is knitted from the centre top down. It features an easy colourwork pattern combined with callipers and slipped stitches, and can be worked in one or two, or more, colours. Using a lightweight, woollen-spun yarn makes it warm and airy, and perfect for layering with other knits. The calliper sections remind me of stylised bat wings — thus the name.

One size

Wingspan: 150 cm / 59”.
Depth: 68 cm / 33.75”.

Yarn: No. 3 – NZ Lammeuld by G-Uld (100% New Zealand lambswool, 450 m / 492 yds per 100 g).
Sample shown in colourways Naturlig Lys Brun NZL-B3 as MC and Kraprod NB1-1 as CC.

Yardage: 390 m / 427 yds of MC and 260 m / 284 yds of CC of a light fingering-weight yarn.

Needles: 3 mm / US 2.5.

Notions: Stitch markers, darning needle.

22 sts x 33 rows to 10 cm / 4” on 3 mm / US 2.5 needles in Slip rib stitch, after blocking.