Story Lines by Marijke van der Horst

Story Lines

November 2021
both are used in this pattern
Lace ?
22 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in Garter stitch using yarn B
US 6 - 4.0 mm
800 - 860 yards (732 - 786 m)
One size
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Story Lines
Story Lines was designed to make the most of an indie dyer’s gorgeous yarns. This light and airy, slightly asymmetrical triangle is easy to knit. The pattern has clear instructions and photographs. It also includes a choice of three endings: a row of Dainty Droplets, a Romantic Ruffle, and a Basic Bind-off.

Finished measurements
Wingspan approx. 198 cm (78”) and depth approx. 85 cm (33½”) after blocking.

Yarn A: 1 skein of lace-weight mohair/silk blend (420 m/458 yds/50 g).
Yarn B: 1 skein of fingering-weight single-ply merino yarn (366 m/400 yds/100 g).

Shown in yarn from a Dutch indie dyer:
Blue version: Wolverhalen ‘KidSilk Lace’ and ‘Merino Singles’, both in shade Saga, 1 skein of each.
Red version: Wolverhalen ‘KidSilk Lace’ in shade Signal Red and ‘Merino Singles’ in Poppies, 1 skein of each.

Yarn alternatives from indie dyers in other parts of the world:
Canada: Lichen and Lace (Marsh Mohair/1-Ply Superwash Merino Fingering-Weight)
France: La Bien Aimée (Mohair Silk/Merino Singles)
Germany: Walk Collection (Kid Mohair Lace/Cottage Merino)
Ireland: Hedgehog Fibres (Kidsilk Lace/Skinny Singles)
Norway: Norne (Kid Silk/Singles)
Sweden: Fru Valborg (Fuzzy Mohair/Merino Singles)
UK: Qing (Kid Mohair Silk/Merino Singles)
US, New York: The Wandering Flock (Laceweight Mohair Silk/Fingering Weight Singles)
US, Oregon: Ritual Dyes (Fae/Crone)

Needles & Notions
4.0 mm (US 6) knitting needle(s) (circular or straight, whichever you prefer), or other size to obtain the correct gauge.
Tapestry needle, blocking wires and T-pins.

22 sts x 44 rows = 10 x 10 cm (4” x 4”) in garter stitch using yarn B, after blocking and resting.
Gauge is not crucial, but differences will affect the yarn quantity needed and the size of the finished shawl.

Read the blog post about Story Lines for the story behind the design and more pictures.
The Story of the Drowned Village is a blog post taking you on a trip to the location of the blue Story Lines version.