Torun Shawl by Hanna Maciejewska

Torun Shawl

October 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in garter st after blocking
US 4 - 3.5 mm
995 yards (910 m)
one size
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“Torun Shawl” was created in collaboration with Dye Dye Done.
If you would like to try the original yarn, you can find it here. A lot of kits will be added to the store today, Oct, 24th, 2018.

We do have a strong knitting community in Poland. Organized knitting meetings are very popular, with knitting friends meeting for coffee, chatting, and of course knitting together.
Every year in September, two of my friends, myself and our respective husbands collaborate in organizing an annual knitting meeting held in Toruń, called “Drutozlot” (Needle Rally), where we host knitters from different places in Poland, and even a few participants from abroad. We also invite talented Polish indie hand dyers to attend so knitters can buy their yarn.

Since my husband is also an indie yarn dyer, he and I have decided to join forces this year and prepare something special, something characteristic for Toruń and for “Drutozlot”…
Something that would remind everybody of our meeting, colors and architecture of Toruń Old Town, delicious gingerbreads …

As a result, the “Toruń” shawl was born. This lovely crescent-shaped shawl is designed to show off the gorgeous gothic colorways of Dye Dye Done delicious Pure Merino. Simple garter stitch sections emphasize the beauty of the yarn while stitch patterns incorporating unusually large openings add visual interest.

* Dye Dye Done Pure Merino (100% Merino): 100g/ 437 yards 400 meters or any fingering weight yarn that knits up to gauge.

You will need 4 colors: 1 skein in each color or approx. 240 yards 220 meters in Color 1 (C1), 240 yards 220 meters in Color 2 (C2), 275 yards 300 meters in Color 3 (C3), and approx. 240 yards 220 meters in Color 4 (C4).
The sample is made with colorways: „Gotyk 1“.

  • US 4 – 3.5 mm 40” 100 cm circular needle
  • Tapestry needle

One size:
Finished measurements: length (outer edge): 77.25” 196 cm; depth (center): 22.75” 58 cm.

22 sts and 36 rows per 4” 10 cm in garter stitch after blocking.

Gauge is not essential; however, with a different gauge, actual finished measurements and total yardage will change.

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