Distant Star by Kat Goldin

Distant Star

Crochet
March 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches
in Tunisian Gobelin Stitch
5.5 mm (I)
1000 yards (914 m)
One size
UK
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This shawl is really all about the texture. By transforming how a Tunisian Simple Stitch is worked, moving it to between the stitches, a lovely line of biased stitches is created . This bias is echoed in the structure with a simple increase along the centre of the shawl, creating a kite shape.

Size
Finished width: 20cm/8in
Finished length: 224cm/88in

Materials
1 250g Ripples Craft High Twist BFL pack (4ply, 100% superwash BFL, 183m/50g) in Assynt.
5.5mm hook (US I/9) Tunisian hook

Tension
18 sts and 16 rows in Tunisian Gobelin Stitch to 10 cm/4 in using 4mm hook (or size needed to achieve tension)

Difficulty Rating
Easy

Skills Needed
Tunisian simple stitch, Tunisian knit stitch, Tunisian gobelin stitch (explained in pattern).

Construction
The shawl is worked at a bias from one end, with increases at either side of the central stitch.

Pattern is written using standard UK terms (US conversions given in abbreviations)
This pattern forms part of The Shawl Project: Book Four and is not available as an individual pattern.