Helianthus Shawl by Adrienne Larsen

Helianthus Shawl

Knitting
July 2021
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Chart A Pattern
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1000 - 1050 yards (914 - 960 m)
One Size
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The Helianthus Shawl is a bright sunny shawl that radiates joy, much like its namesake, the sunflower. This half-circle shawl is lovely for any season with its light airy construction. Worked from the bottom up, yarn overs and twisted stitches come together to form the petals of the sunflower. It is as at home in the garden as it is on a fashionable evening out!

Finished Measurements
147.5 cm / 58” across, 61.5 cm / 24.25” high.

Gauge
21 sts / 32 rows = 10 cm / 4” in Chart A Pattern, back and forth, unblocked
18 sts / 24 rows = 10 cm / 4” in Chart A Pattern, back and forth, blocked aggressively

Materials
Yarn: Ancient Arts Fibre Crafts Little Nettle Soft
68% Merino/32% Nettle, 100g/3.5oz, 350m/385yd, Fingering Weight
Yardage: 3 skeins, shown in Dear Little Buttercup.
Needles:
One set size 4 mm / US 6 needles, 100 cm / 40” or longer, or size needed to achieve gauge. Shawl is worked flat but longer circular needle is recommended for the large number of sts.
Notions: tapestry needle