Hometown Shawl by Suvi Simola

Hometown Shawl

by Suvi Simola
Knitting
April 2020
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch, washed and blocked
US 4 - 3.5 mm
874 yards (799 m)
One size; width across top edge (wingspan): 63” / 160 cm, depth: 26 ½” / 67.5 cm
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If you get bored easily when knitting shawls, this one is a perfect project for you. The shawl is worked sideways from cast on tip to the bind off row, increasing stitches at the beginning of right side rows. The pattern includes a photo tutorial for bobbles.

Yarn support for this design was kindly provided by Q-Lana

PATTERN INFORMATION
SIZE
Width across top edge (wingspan): 63” / 160 cm
Depth: 26 ½” / 67.5 cm

YARN
2 skeins Q-Lana Merino Silk Single (70 % Merino wool, 30 % Silk; 437 yds / 400 m per 100 g). Shown in color C1580
or approximately 874 yds / 800 m of fingering weight yarn.

NEEDLES AND NOTIONS
Size 4 US / 3.5 mm needles,
row counter,
tapestry needle.

GAUGE
24 sts and 38 rows in Garter stitch, washed and blocked = 4” / 10 cm.
Gauge is not crucial for this project but will affect the amount of yarn used and the final size of the shawl.