Pinetum by Kat Goldin


September 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
4.0 mm (G)
798 yards (730 m)
One Size
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Inspired by the lines of pine plantation that cover the hills of the Scottish Highlands, Pinetum is a modular shawl, using raised stitches and ribbing to create a deeply textured surface.

Finished wingspan: 138cm/54in
Finished depth: 51cm/20in

2 x 100g skeins Fyberspates Vivacious (4ply weight, 100% Merino Wool, 365m/399yds) in Deep Forest (605)
4mm (US G) hook

1 motif measures 9cm/3.5in wide and 8cm/3.25in tall using 4mm hook, or sized required to obtain tension.

Difficulty Rating - Intermediate

Skills Needed
Basic crochet stitches, working in rows, raised (post) stitches, identifying the front and back of raised stitches, working into row ends, working in the back loop only

//small head// Construction
Starting at the bottom point, the shawl grows by working join as you go motifs on to each side.

Pattern is written and charted using standard UK terms (US conversions given in abbreviations)