Fisgard Lighthouse Shawl by Susan Baldock

Fisgard Lighthouse Shawl

Knitting
September 2020
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1422 - 1531 yards (1300 - 1400 m)
One Size
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The perfect shawl for outdoor socializing in spring and fall. Named for the oldest lighthouse (built in 1860) on Canada’s west coast , this design is made for those brisk and windy days. We chose Rowan Felted Tweed for maximum coziness combined with chic; it’s a plied blend of wool, alpaca and viscose that knits to a soft fabric with medium drape. Peaceful knitting, ideal for watching TV or listening to a podcast.

This pattern is included in the purchase of a Fisgard Lighthouse Shawl Kit or you can request a free copy with the purchase of Rowan Felted Tweed from Beehive Wool Shop.

Yarn used:
Rowan Felted Tweed (175m/50g)
4 balls MC (Lightest Colour), 700 meters / 766 yards.
2 balls CC1 (Darkest Colour), 350 meters / 383 yards.
1 ball CC2 (Medium Colour), 175 meters / 192 yards.
1 ball CC3 (Accent Colour), 175 meters / 192 yards.

Shown in Thimbleberry (red accent): MC: 177 Clay, CC1: 159 Carbon, CC2: 191 Granite, CC3: 186 Tawny

Shown in Sea Pink (pink accent): MC: 197 Alabaster, CC1: 170 Seafarer, CC2: 191 Granite, CC3: 199 Pink Bliss

Gauge: 20 stitches and 24 rows = 10 cm in stockinette stitch, after blocking. Gauge isn’t crucial, but it will affect your overall size and yardage requirements.

Finished size: approx 61 cm x 239 cm (24” x 94”).