Traigh by Kate Davies
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Traigh

Knitting
July 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch back and forth
US 5 - 3.75 mm
545 yards (498 m)
one size, easily adjusted
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Traigh

Combining a very old nineteenth-century lace edging with a contemporary shallow crescent shape, the undulating edge of this simple-to-knit summer shawl suggests waves across a beach or shoreline - a Gaelic word for which is Traigh.

Yarn
Kate Davies Designs Milarrochy Tweed (70% Wool; 30% Mohair; 100m / 109yds per 25g ball)
5 balls in shade Tarbet.

Needles and notions
Gauge-size needles of your preferred type / length
2 locking stitch markers
Tapestry needle

Gauge
When washed and blocked,
14 sts and 34 rows (17 ridges) to 10cm / 4in over garter st using gauge-size needle
Gauge was achieved with 3.75mm / US 5 needle
Gauge is not crucial in this pattern. However, unless gauge is measured and matched on a swatch that has been washed and blocked as you would block the shawl additional yarn may be required to complete your shawl.

Size
Finished width (wingspan): 170cm / 67in
Finished depth: 58.5cm / 23in

Pattern notes
The lace edging is created first, as one long strip. Stitches are then picked up from the centre of the lace edge, and each row is worked outwards, picking up stitches progressively along the long edge of the lace to create an elegant curved shape. The top edge is finished with a neat stretchy bind off and the whole hap is blocked to size.