Settlers of Knittan by Emily O'Brien

Settlers of Knittan

by Emily O'Brien
February 2020
DK (11 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 35 rows = 4 inches
in Settlers of Knittan
US 6 - 4.0 mm
700 - 750 yards (640 - 686 m)
59”/150cm at the widest point, 16”/41cm deep at main body of shawl
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Let’s settle this! An easy and relaxing knit, Settlers of Knittan is a crescent shape shawl that is simple enough to knit during an epic board game night. The hexagon garter stitch texture is inspired from the unique board for one my favorite board games, Settlers of Catan. All of the texture pattering is done on the wrong side so every Right Side row is a relaxing knit row. This and the clever chart make for a very potato chippy knit! Geometric patterns are very in style and this classic silhouette can fit into any wardrobe.

59”/150cm at the widest point
16”/41cm deep at main body of shawl

DK Weight
735 yds/672 m
Yarn shown in photos is Valkyrie Fibers Matte DK in Wheat Beer.

US 6/4mm 50”/135cm cable

21 stitches x 35 rows = 4” in Knittan Pattern

Darning needle for weaving in ends
Stitch markers (optional)
US7/4.5mm needle for bind off (optional)

Valkyrie Fibers made some GORGEOUS kits for this shawl, the pre-order has ended but I’m guessing if you shoot her a message in her shop you can get her to dye a kit up for you! There is a colorway for each of the Setters of Catan resources, so pick your favorite!