Nysa by Jared Flood


June 2020
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in Garter Stitch; row gauge may vary
US 5 - 3.75 mm
480 - 1110 yards (439 - 1015 m)
40 (50, 56)” [102 (127, 142) cm] wingspan
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This playful shawl boasts a simple shape and approachable lace details sure to inspire new knitters and invigorate veterans alike. Aim for the perfect wardrobe staple with an all-over solid or coordinate colors for accented eyelets and pleasing garter stripes with instructions from the downloadable companion PDF. Add a few new skills to your tool kit and emerge with a finished and fashionable shawl to warm you through all seasons.

This pattern is part of our BT by Brooklyn Tweed pattern line; a collection of skill-accessible knitting patterns written in a concise, visually appealing way. Each pattern offers a beginner-friendly entry point into the larger world of Brooklyn Tweed yarns and patterns. Projects you make from BT by Brooklyn Tweed will be straightforward to knit and fun to wear!

Explore the pattern: Nysa Shawl Spotlight Video


Shawl is worked flat from the top down, beginning at the center top edge and ending with the curved bottom edge.


Brooklyn Tweed Peerie — 100% American Wool

  • 3 (5, 6) skeins [Small (Medium, Large)]
  • Photographed in color Cassis

Potential yarn substitutes include Tones Light. Note that put-ups (yardage per skein) may be different for alternate yarn lines, so check your total yardage for your size.

  • Photographed in colors Baseline Overtone (MC), Zest Overtone, Granita Undertone, Vacay Undertone, & Goldfinch Undertone (Size Medium)


  • Approximately 480 (840, 1110) yards [440 (770, 1015) meters] of fingering weight wool yarn


  • 5½ stitches per inch (2.5 cm) in blocked Garter Stitch
  • 22 stitches and 40 rows per 4” (10 cm) in Garter Stitch; row gauge may vary


32” (80 cm) or longer circular needle

  • suggested size US 5 (3.75 mm)

crochet hook

  • similar size to knitting needle suggested size US F-5 (3.75 mm)

Finished Dimensions

40 (50, 56)” [102 (127, 142) cm] wingspan

Tutorials for all special techniques listed below are included in the pattern:

  • Provisional Cast On
  • Double-Wrap Eyelets
  • Reading Charts
  • Wet Blocking

Skill Level
1 out of 5: Beginner