Skogsfrun by Ivar Asplund

Skogsfrun

Knitting
August 2021
Sport (12 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
US 8 - 5.0 mm
656 yards (600 m)
Onesize
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This shawl is knitted from tip to tip, so it’s easy to adjust the width. Knit with increases until you have at least half the yarn left to make sure you’ll have enough. Garter stitch makes the shawl reversible and double yarnovers emphasize the lace pattern. One edge is worked double so it won’t stretch out and the other is enhanced with picots. The pattern is inspired by the forest woman in Gösta Berling’s saga, although she didn’t wear a shawl.

YARN
2 tr ull (2-Ply Wool) (100% wool, 328 yd/300 m / 100 g)

ALTERNATE YARN SUGGESTIONS
Alpacka Solo (100% alpaca, 183 yd/167 m / 50 g)
Elise (60% cotton, 40% acrylic, 184 yd/170 m / 50 g)
Junior (70% acrylic, 30% nylon, 183 yd/168 m / 50 g
Ístex Kambgarn (100% Merino wool, 163 yd/150 m / 50 g)

GAUGE
Approx. 17 sts x 32 rows in garter st = 4 x 4 in / 10 x 10 cm.
Adjust needle sizes to obtain correct gauge if necessary.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
WIDTH Approx. 82¾ in / 210 cm
LENGTH DOWN CENTER BACK Approx. 19¾ in / 50 cm

YARN COLORS AND AMOUNTS
Approx. 200 g (74105, Wollen)

NEEDLES
U. S. size 8 / 5 mm: 24-32 in / 60-80 cm circular

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