Lothlorien Shawl & Scarf by Jennifer Wood

Lothlorien Shawl & Scarf

November 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 2 - 2.75 mm
400 - 800 yards (366 - 732 m)
Scarf: Finished blocked measurements: 67" long and 9" wide at center. Shawlette: Finished blocked measurements: 74" wingspan and 20" deep at center.
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The shawl is inspired by the description of the mallorn trees in JRR Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings. “There are no trees like the trees of
that land. For in the autumn their leaves fall not, but turn to gold. Not till the spring comes and the new green opens do they fall. Then the boughs are laden with golden blossom in clusters like a cherry; and the floor of the wood is golden, and golden is the roof, and its pillars are of silver, for the bark of the trees is smooth and grey.”

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The pattern contains directions for both the scarf and shawl.

This pattern has been tech edited and knit tested.

Note knitCompanion set-ups can be purchased (in the knitCompanion store) for those who like to use knitCompanion, but do not wish to set up their own charts.

Scarf: Finished blocked measurements: 67” long and 9” wide at center.
Shawlette: Finished blocked measurements: 74” wingspan and 20” deep at center.
Yarn: Woolen Rabbit Dove, 60% merino, 20% silk, 20% yak; 400 yds per 100g skein; Scarf color: Willow 1 skein, 400 yds; Shawlette color x, 2 skeins, 800 yds.
Needles: Size 2/2.75mm needles, or size to obtain gauge.
Other: Stitch markers, cable needle, tapestry needle.
Gauge: 26 sts and 36 rows = 4” in Stockinette Stitch.

This scarf and shawlette are made end to end. The different elements are added one at a time and then after the center is completed they are decreased one at a time.