Black Sands Shawl by Black Cat Knitting Company

Black Sands Shawl

December 2021
DK (11 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in double moss stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
764 yards (699 m)
One Size
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The Black Sands Shawl is a 3-colour shawl that uses fun texture, simple lace, slip stitch and colourwork motifs to play with 3 skeins of DK-weight yarn.

This shawl is knit up in the gorgeous Prosper Yarn Bach DK, a linen merino blend yarn perfect for wrapping around yourself on a warm windy summer’s day at the beach.

The ‘Black Sand’ comes from the gorgeous iron-rich black sand beaches abundant on the west coast of the North Island of New Zealand where I live.

5mm/US size 8 circular needle (at least 100 cm / 40 inches long)

Notions: Tapestry needle, stitch markers

Prosper Yarn ‘Bach DK’ (70% Organic Merino 30% Linen 8ply/DK-weight)
Or similar yarn that can achieve gauge

Quantity needed:
Approx. 699 metres total, 1 skein each in 3 colours
Colours Pictured: Loch, Grace’s Garden, Seagrass

Kits can be purchased from Prosper Yarn here!

Finished Size:
Finished shawl measures approx. 79 cm/31 in along centre spine, and 178 cm/70 in wingspan