Tortoiseshell by tincanknits


September 2018
Aran (8 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette after blocking
US 7 - 4.5 mm
700 yards (640 m)
One Size: approx 79" wide 32" deep
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Tortoiseshell - by Tin Can Knits

This simple triangular shawl is designed to be large and extra cozy for maximum comfort, and the alpaca brings a delicious drape to the finished piece. The lace stitch pattern features flowing organic lines that weave in and out for a
textured effect.

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This pattern can be found in issue 6 of Laine Magazine.

Pattern Info

Finished shawl measures approximately 79” across wingspan, and 32” deep at centre back.


700 yds DK / worsted weight yarn
(Sample shown in The Border Mill Alpaca Tweed in ‘fudge’.)

15 sts & 24 rows / 4” in stockinette stitch after blocking

US #7 / 4.5mm 40” circular needle
(or as required to meet gauge)

Stitch markers, darning needle, blocking wires if desired

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