Hens & Chicks by Dallas Ann Prentice

Hens & Chicks

April 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Garter Stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
874 - 900 yards (799 - 823 m)
One Size, Adjustable
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Hens & Chicks is a wide shawl adorned with squishy garter stitch (the ground cover of the knitting world), and accented by beginner-accessible lace edging. It is worked from tip to tip and can be worked in any weight of yarn (see below).

Finished Measurements
80” x 18.5” (203 x 47 cm)
You can easily adjust this shawl for other weights of yarn and sizes. Simply adjust your needle size as appropriate and work until you’ve used half of the yarn before beginning the decreases.

2 skeins of Blush Fiber Co. Sustainable Merino were used for the shawl shown.

Skill Level
Beginner / Intermediate Beginner