Moorlands Romance Shawl by Bex Knitty Design

Moorlands Romance Shawl

Knitting
April 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch on 4.5mm/US 7 needles (20 stitches, 36 rows in Moss stitch)
US 7 - 4.5 mm
600 - 850 yards (549 - 777 m)
Wingspan of 65" / 165 cms Depth of 18“ / 46 cms but can be adjusted to increase the size
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Moorlands Romance Shawl

This shawl is a crescent shaped shawl in shades of heather and moss to create a very natural, earthy but still feminine canvas of a shawl. It builds first with an easy striped garter panel to get you going on the shape, forming the far off distance in this picture that will start to form, then into the texture of the double moss stitch to represent the colors and textures of the moorland landscape and into the so-close-you-can-almost pick the heather lace panel and the traditional woven look stitch work of a basket patterned section to gather it all in.
Each color has its moment to blend with another shade but also chance to stand alone to give a balanced color rich result. The shape is formed initially by a swift increase from 5 stitches by way of KFB increases and then at each end of the shawl.I have worked this construction for this shawl as an alternative to working a garter tab start. With its simple construction and repeated stitch patterns it makes for an enjoyable play with color and textures

There is a point in the last Moss stitch section of the shawl where you can choose to extend the size if you wish, with a further skein of Yarn A used in that section

Materials: (Requires approx 560 meters / 612 yards of DK weight yarn)
West Yorkshire Spinners ‘Illustrious’ DK yarn
(70% Falkland wool, 30% Alpaca, 100g, 245 yards / 224 meters)
Yarn A : Lichen, 1 skein (actual amount used 218 meters / 238 yards)
Yarn B : Mulberry, 1 skein (actual amount used 79 meters / 89 yards)
Yarn C : Antique Gold, 1 skein (actual amount used 101 meters / 111 yards)
Yarn D : Garnet, 1 skein (actual amount used 162 meters / 177 yards)

Pattern is now Tested, but for anyone who downloaded this pattern before November 7th 2019, please read the following note: An update of the pattern has been issued on November 7th 2019 with the date 5th Nov 2019 on the PDF to download , please delete any older versions you have and download this version.
The latest update includes a few number changes to a section towards the end of the pattern. So this pattern that is called ‘Moorlands Romance Shawl updated’ is the latest version.

The errata above is in the older versions. I’m not sure how these updates work yet, but if it hasn’t happened automatically, can you please download the pattern again to receive this updated version, and delete the old one first from your library if you had already added it there originally
So sorry for the inconvenience.
All corrections can be found on bexknittyworld.blogspot.com**