Woodland Hap Shawl by Rebecca Blair

Woodland Hap Shawl

Knitting
September 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in garter st
US 6 - 4.0 mm
3247 yards (2969 m)
62″ square
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The giant Woodland Hap Shawl was made for cold winter days and nights. Wrap up in this shawl, wear it as a scarf, or use it as a comfortable, beautiful throw. The squishy garter-stitch center is bordered by traditional feather and fan stitch in bold zigzagging stripes.

DESIGNER Rebecca Blair

DIFFICULTY Easy

FINISHED SIZE 62″ square.

YARN Willow & Lark Woodland (50% merino wool, 25% alpaca, 25% viscose; 191 yd / 1.75 oz): #401 battleship (MC), 11 balls; #415 thistle bud (teal; CC1), #411 honeycomb (gold; CC2), and #423 spiced plum (CC3), 2 balls each. Yarn distributed by LoveKnitting.

NEEDLES Size 6 (4 mm): 60″ circular. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

NOTIONS Markers; spare needle in same size or smaller; tapestry needle.

GAUGE 18 sts and 32 rows = 4″ in garter st.

NOTES The center square of this shawl is worked back and forth from corner to corner, then stitches for the lace border are picked up around the center square and the border is worked in the round. The shawl is completed with a narrow knitted-on pointed edging.