Daft Days Shawl by Rebecca Clow

Daft Days Shawl

November 2023
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 29 rows = 4 inches
in Slipped Stitch pattern
US 3 - 3.25 mm
766 yards (700 m)
One Size
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All proceeds from the sale of the Daft Days cardigan and shawl until the end of 2023 will be donated to The Fistula Foundation. I’ll also be matching up to £5000 in sales.

The Daft Days shawl is a slip-stitch patterned shawl that allows the knitter to play with colours and textures. It’s a simple triangular construction, increasing at the centre and at the edges. This makes for easy-to-follow, relaxed knitting and an opportunity to let the colours shine.

One Size (although the repeat can be worked more/fewer times to alter the size of the finished shawl)
Wingspan – 165 cm/65 inches
Depth – 70 cm/27.5 inches

Gauge: 22 stitches and 29 rows in slip stitch pattern = 10cm/4 inches

For a 24-stripe shawl, striped with 1 MC and using the MC for the border
MC: 370 meters/404 yards
CC: 325 meters/355 yards

In the sample, stripes 1-16 used less than 5g of yarn, stripes 16-24 used between 5 and 8g.

Please see the tester projects for examples using all one colour, a mini-set, a continuous fade and more.