bokgo shawl by Maria Leigh

bokgo shawl

November 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 16 rows = 2 inches
in st sts
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
481 - 919 yards (440 - 840 m)
60”/152 cm wide 24”/61 cm high (not include tassel)
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Bokgo shawl is a unique triangle shawl work in round from center edge used technique called steek. Bokgo means retro in Korean. This bokgo shawl is inspired from 60’s and 70’s fashion. Pattern suggest 3 different weight yarns; Fingering, Double knitting, and Worsted. CO # are different but easy to re-sizing.

FINISHED MEASUREMENT 60”/152cm wide and 24”/61cm high inverted triangle shape shawl. Not include tassel. Tassel has 6”/15cm long.


Yarn Knit Picks Palette 100% Peruvian highland wool; 231yd (211m)/50g MC Salsa Heather 2 balls, CC Finnley 2 balls.
Suggested yarn
Fingering MC and CC each 460yd/420m
DK MC and CC each 350yd/320m
Worsted MC and CC each 240yd/220m

Needles US size 4(3.5mm) 32”/80cm cir.
Suggested needles
Fingering 3.0 - 3.5mm
DK 3.75 - 4.5mm
Worsted 5.0 - 5.5mm

Notions Tapestry needle, stitch markers.

GAUGE 14 sts and 16 rnds in two color St sts over 2”/5cm.