Hoshi by Angela Tong


January 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch, blocked
US 6 - 4.0 mm
800 yards (732 m)
71 1/2"/182 cm wide and 21"/53 cm deep
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Hoshi is an asymmetrical triangular shawl worked from one point increasing outwards. The shawl has a garter stitch body and features a lace and garter point edging along one side of the shawl. The word, Hoshi means star in Japanese and the triangles along the shawl edge represents the points of a star. It is reversible and Estrellita gives this shawl the perfect sparkle. The size of the shawl can be easily adjusted to make it longer or shorter.

Miss Babs Estrellita (92% Superwash Merino Wool, 8% Lurex; 400 yards/365 meters/4 ounces/115 grams), 2 skeins, shown in Luminary.
Or 800 yards/730 meters fingering weight yarn.

Finished Measurements
71 1/2”/182 cm wide and 21”/53 cm deep

US 6 4 mm circular needle, 40”/102 cm

21 Stitches and 40 Rows = 4”/10 cm square in garter stitch, blocked.

Tapestry needle