Hope Shawl by Snickerdoodle Knits

Hope Shawl

by Snickerdoodle Knits
January 2020
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in garter
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
780 - 800 yards (713 - 732 m)
One Size Fits All
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This shawl design is one of four shawls in the Guiding Principles Collection, which addresses the aspirations that we have for the new year as well as the characteristics we will need to possess throughout the year in order to achieve these aspirations. Don’t forget to join the Guiding Principles KAL through March 31st, 2020!

At the beginning of a new year, sentiments of hope and opportunity are abounding and overwhelming, manifesting emotions of optimism and enthusiasm. In the midst of this excitement, dreams are created, resolutions are declared, and goals are set. As days pass, hope fades and discouragement settles, hindering the prospect of achievement. To obtain our goals, we must daily foster our hope for the future.

The Hope Shawl captures the essence of hope: its lively but calming, uplifting and freeing characteristics. This design is comprised of open, simple textures that are joyful to knit. I used a beautiful and lively mutli-color yarn to emphasize the lightweight, cheerful characteristics of hope.

When you grow weary of long days and short-comings, let the Hope Shawl remind you of what gives you hope and fills you with enthusiasm.

This design was created as a collaboration with Six and Seven Fiber. If you have the means, I highly recommend checking out their amazing colorway options!

To learn more about this design collection, be sure to read “Behind the Designs: Guiding Principles Collection.” For color inspiration & suggestions as well as alternative & affordable yarn recommendations, check out “Hope Shawl: Color Inspiration!”

One Size Fits Most

Finished Width: 80 inches/203 centimeters
Finished Depth: 21 inches/53 centimeters

800 yards/200 grams of Fingering Weight Yarn

Designed using Six and Seven Fiber yarn, Morning Glory colorway on the Barley base. For color ideas, be sure to check out my Hope Shawl Color Inspiration blog post!

(Alternative yarn suggestions: Knit Picks Comfy Fingering, Schachenmayr Baby Smiles Cotton, and Valley Yarns Huntington)

12 stitches, 32 rows = 4 inches/10 centimeters in garter stitch

Note: the gauge is not crucial to the success of the pattern, and your blocking can drastically change the gauge/dimensions of your knit.

US 7 / 4.5 mm knitting needles (or size needed to obtain gauge), long enough to hold a shawl
Darning needle
(2) stitch markers
Progress keeper, optional

This shawl consists of garter and a very simple lace motif, each of which is a 2-row repeat. This lace pattern is a great starting point for someone who has never knit lace patterns before.

I would like to extend a huge thank you to all of my test knitters!

If you do not have the means to afford a paid-for pattern, please send me a message. For more information regarding my desire to make my patterns accessible, you may look at my designer profile.

Please do not copy, share, or distribute this pattern, as this pattern design is property of Snickerdoodle Knits. You are welcome to sell the knits that you make using this pattern, but I do ask that you provide credit to Snickerdoodle Knits for the pattern and that you link my pattern on Ravelry when you are selling online. Thank you so much for understanding and for your support!

I am happy to help with any questions or concerns that you may have! Feel free to message me or contact me on social media with your questions and feedback.

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