Dreaming of a Sunset Shawl by Hannah Vişan

Dreaming of a Sunset Shawl

Knitting
June 2019
both are used in this pattern
Lace ?
26 stitches and 42 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
1357 yards (1241 m)
170 cm x 134 cm / 67 in. x 53 in.
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With the designing process, I often have the design all worked out in my head, write up the initial pattern and then find a suitable yarn to match my vision.

This time, I saw this yarn with shades of pink, purple and orange and straight away, it reminded me of something. A sunset.

Sitting on the steps at the back of my house, I often sit and look at the sunsets. They are a frequent occurrence especially as the spring turns to summer. The colours are so vibrant!

This shawl has been designed for the yarn to be the main focus, to take centre stage and for its’ full effect to be shown.

I settled on this striped design so that the colours of the sunset could work their way across the shawl. I set the raised coloured stripes against a plain pink background which represents the pink haze that surrounds a sunset.


YARN

COLOUR A

  • Nako Angora Luks Color (Fingering weight/4 ply - Fine (2))

  • 5% Mohair, 15% Wool, 80% Premium Acrylic

  • Yardage: 810 m / 886 yd; 150 g / 5.29 oz

  • Colourway: 81917

  • Yardage used: 691 m / 756 yd; 128 g / 4.51 oz (1 cake)

COLOUR B

  • Nako Angora Luks (Fingering weight/4 ply - Fine (2))

  • 10% Mohair, 10% Wool, 80% Premium Acrylic

  • Yardage: 550 m / 601 yd; 100 g / 3.52 oz

  • Colourway: 6682

  • Yardage used: 550 m / 601 yd; 100 g / 6.52 oz (1 ball)

NOTE: You can substitute the yarn used in the sample for your own favourite yarn. However, please note that a different yarn or yarn weight will affect the yardage required as well as the final measurements. A colour change yarn, ombre, gradient, self striping etc. would work well for Colour A. Any contrasting solid colour would work well for Colour B.

NEEDLES

  • 3.25 mm (US 3) or size to obtain gauge, 100 cm / 40 in. circular needle
  • A long circular needle is recommended in order to accommodate the large number of stitches as the shawl grows in size.

GAUGE

  • 10 x 10 cm / 4 x 4 in. = 26 stitches x 42 rows in stockinette stitch
  • Gauge is not crucial to this project, but varying gauges will affect yardage and final measurements.

NOTIONS

  • Darning/Tapestry Needle

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

170 cm x 134 cm / 67 in. x 53 in.

Stitch count tables have been included within the pattern to allow you to track the pattern row by row if you so wish.

A big thank you goes out to my pattern testers for taking the time to test this pattern!