Fields of purl by La Cave à Laine

Fields of purl

September 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 31 rows = 4 inches
in pattern
US 6 - 4.0 mm
540 - 541 yards (494 - 495 m)
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“Fields of Purls” is a triangular shawl that features big, alternating stripes of garter and stockinette stitches.

It is simple in its intention, yet fun and gripping in its execution.
It will require minimum attention span, and it is the perfect TV knit: relaxing yet enjoyable.


  • Professionally Tech Edited
  • Designed to make the most of your yarn: you will end up with only a few meters left
  • Clear written instructions
  • Row by row stitch count
  • Perfect for beginners

Approx 100 g , 495 m / 541 yd any fingering-weight yarn.

Sample is knit in:
Olwen 4-ply Single by Triskelion, 100% Falkland Wool. Colour: Memeton 1603134

4 mm (US size 6), 150 cm / 59” circular needles, or size to obtain correct gauge

Other Materials
Tapestry needle to weave in ends
1 stitch marker
Blocking pins

19 sts and 31 rows over 10cm / 4” in pattern, alternating blocks of garter stick and stockinette stitch, severely wet blocked.
Gauge is not crucial for this project, but it will determine yarn usage and final measurements

Skill Needed
Cast on, knitting, purling, basic increases and decreases, bind off

Finished measurements
Wingspan, 172 cm / 67.75”
Depth 62 cm / 24.5”