Kirriemuir by Lucy Hague


March 2020
Lace ?
20.5 stitches and 35 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
640 - 1205 yards (585 - 1102 m)
Small (scarf)/Large (shawl) - size can be customised
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This scarf (or shawl) is worked from one side to the other, in the round, with a steek section that is cut and unravelled after completion to produce a fringe at each end.

The all-over cable pattern is inspired by Pictish artwork and explores the relationship between key patterns and spirals - slowly morphing from one to the other, and then back again.

Two sizes are given; the finished measurements of this scarf/shawl can be customised - click here for an interactive calculator which estimates yardage.

Finished Measurements
Sizes: Small (scarf, pictured) [Large (shawl)]
Size can be easily adjusted, see above
Width: 9¼˝/(23.5 cm) [13¾˝/(35 cm)]
Length: 44˝/(112 cm) [57½˝/(146 cm)]

• 640 yds/(585 m) [1270 yds/(1160 m)] lace-weight yarn (sample shown in Abercairn Yarns Lace-weight ‘Galaxy’ (55% Bluefaced Leicester 45% silk,; 656 yds/(600 m) per 100g skein; 1 [2] skeins required)
• 3.25 mm/(US size 3) circ needle, at least 40˝/(100 cm) long
• darning needle
• cable needle
• waste yarn, approx. 88˝/(224 cm) [115˝/(292 cm)] long
• 3 stitch markers (more required if being used to track every repeat - see Pattern Notes for details)

Skill level - Advanced
• provisional cast-on
• circular knitting with very long rounds
• complex cable-knitting
• i-cord cast-off on both edges
• unique cable stitches (explained in pattern)