Halimede by Ysolda Teague


November 2018
Sport (12 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
690 yards (631 m)
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This pattern was designed for the 2018 Ysolda Club.

A classic construction combined with a traditional stitch pattern in an innovative way. Halimede is worked from the top down, beginning with a garter tab cast on. Stitches are increased at the ends of every row for a shallow easy-to-wear shape. The usual centre spine of a triangular shawl is replaced with a feather and fan panel, increasing several stitches every few rows. This design detail also rounds the shape of the shawl. The vertical panel of feather and fan combines with horizontal bands of the same stitch pattern. A wider border of the pattern completes the shawl. This variant of feather and fan combines garter and stockinette columns for a slightly different look than usual that highlights the shifting arrangement of the stitches.

690 yds / 630m sport weight wool with loft for squishy garter stitch.
Shown in Rauwerk Sport (100% Merino, 300m, 100g) in Sand
Shown in De Rerum Natura Ulysse (100% merino, 202 yds / 185m, 50g) in Plume

US 6 / 4mm 24” / 60cm or longer circular needle

Removeable stitch marker

21 sts and 34 rows = 4” / 10cm in garter stitch

Finished length at top: 72” /180cm
Finished depth: 22” / 56cm