Railings by Janina Kallio


February 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch, before blocking
US 6 - 4.0 mm
344 yards (315 m)
One size, see notes
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Railings is a striking and geometric shawl that takes its inspiration from 1930s Art Deco. The shawl has pivoting bands of eyelets that are intersected by mesh lace stripes at their turning points. Together they create a clean and airy look with a dynamic feel.

You begin the shawl at the neck and work your way down. Railings is a surprisingly simple, yet interesting knit. And as it uses just one skein of fingering weight yarn, it’s perfect for that treasured single skein in your stash.

This pattern has both written and charted instructions.

You can also get Railings in These City Streets collection.

One skein of Madelinetosh Tosh Sock (100% Merino; 361 m / 395 yds per 100 g). Shown in colourway Calligraphy.

Or approximately 314 m / 344 yds of similar fingering weight yarn.

Size 4 mm / US 6 circular needle. Always adjust needle size to obtain pattern gauge. Gauge affects finished size and the amount of yarn needed.

Shawl is worked flat but I recommend using a 100 cm / 40 inch circular needle to accommodate the growing number of stitches.

FINISHED SIZE After blocking
45 x 190 cm / 18 x 75 inches

k: knit
kfb: knit to front and back loop of the same stitch
yo: yarn over
k2tog: knit 2 stitches together

This pattern has complete written instructions and also optional charted instructions. Blocking instructions and a schematic are also provided.

English, Finnish

For personal use only. Do not copy, share or sell the pattern.
You may sell the knitted item made using this pattern.

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