Fanore Shawl by Erineen Designs

Fanore Shawl

September 2021
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 6 - 4.0 mm
420 - 460 yards (384 - 421 m)
One size
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The Fanore Shawl is named after the small Irish seaside village of Fanore, which is known for its long beach and extensive sand dune system. This beautiful beach is what inspired the Fanore Shawl.

This asymmetrical triangular shawl- uses only one skein of fingering weight yarn, so it’s perfect for that single skein you have been saving! It’s filled with relaxing stockinette and bands of garter reminiscent of waves crashing over smooth water, finished with a wide moss stitch border inspired by the rocky shore.

It is a timeless design, easy enough for a confident beginner but with enough interest to keep a more advanced knitter engaged. I’ve designed this shawl to be very wearable, with a shape that is as simple to style as it is to knit. However you wear it and wherever you may be, I hope it keeps you warm and toasty.

US 6 (4.0 mm), 40” (100 cm) circular needle or needles needed to get gauge

Suggested Yarn: Spun Right Round, Classic Sock Fingering Weight, 1 skein 100% Superwash Merino wool; 438 yds (401 m)/100 g
or any fingering weight yarn of your choosing

Sample uses color Dusty Roses, approx. 420 yds (384 m)

Gauge: 19 sts/24 rows = 4” (10 cm) square in stockinette using US 6 (4.0 mm) needles or whatever size needles give you the fabric you would like.

Note: Gauge is not overly important in this shawl; it’s more important to get the fabric you like. I went for a drapey fabric.
Other Notions: Darning needle, removable stitch marker

Special Techniques:
• Knit & purl, cast on & bind off
• Increasing, decreasing (k2tog, kyok, yo)
• Slipping stitches (sl1)

Final Measurements:
64“ x 14” (162 x 35 cm)