Son of Dog Days II: Oneiros by Nick Davis

Son of Dog Days II: Oneiros

June 2022
Light Fingering ?
9 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in blocked garter stitch, knit flat
US 5 - 3.75 mm
190 - 200 yards (174 - 183 m)
Kerchief size, but customization is easy and encouraged!
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Oneiros is a small shawl/kerchief with many style-referencing options, including “chiton” and “hobbit cloak.”

Knit Son of Dog Days II: Oneiros, a distorted triangle kerchief worked on the bias, by following the .PDF as written. Or customize your project to knit a shawl that’s any size you like!


  • 190-200 yards of Malabrigo Yarn Sock or similar, shown in Ivy
  • 1 24-40”circular needle in US5/3.75mm, or size needed for gauge
  • Tapestry needle
  • one ~1” button

Gauge is sts and rows over 4”/10cm in pattern.

As shown in size small, this project is kerchief- to mini-shawl sized, about 16“/41cm deep, 26.5“/67cm along the topline, and 33.5”/85cm along the lower (longest) edge.

The .PDF includes the key to adding repeats, so you can make a shawl that’s any size you like! There’s also a written-out option to make a larger mini-shawl, but the current schematic shows the measurements for the smaller size option.