The days are brighter and longer, leaving memories of the cold dark winter in the distant past. The warmth of the sun seeps in through windows and beckons to you to grab that picnic basket and race off to the nearest park…
Nothing beats knitting in the glorious sunshine and when that cool breezes blows in at the end of the day, the warmth of a light shawl wrapped around your shoulders rounds the day of beautifully.
Thirstane is a simple eyelet shawl - gloriously easy to knit, perfect for knitting on the go or for those moments when you are engrossed in conversation with a dear friend but still want your needles clicking away in your hands.
Worked from the tip to the edge, this gorgeous shawl showcases three beautiful shades of yarn.
Thirstane Shawl Pattern PDF
Ginger’s Hand Dyed Masham Mayhem 4ply (fingering; 75% Bluefaced Leicester, 25% Masham, 400m / 437yd per 100g skein)
A: Band of Gold; 1 x 50g skein
B: Muddy Paws; 1 x 50g skein
C: Selkie; 1 x 100g skein
Approx yardage: A - 168m / 184yd; B - 176m / 193yd; C - 352m / 385yd.
All tucked inside an adorable sheep drawstring project bag.
Materials Required (NOT Included)
4mm / US 6 circular needle 80cm / 32in length (or 100cm / 40in length)
One lockable stitch marker
Blocking wires and pins
Always use the needle size that enables you to match the specified gauge
17 sts and 44 rows over 10cm / 4in of garter stitch worked flat and blocked, using 4mm / US 6 needles
Finished size is approximately: 220cm / 86.5in wingspan (tip to tip) by 33cm /13in deep.
This pattern was originally released in May 2018 for the Neighbo(u)rhood Sheep Society yarn club. It has been reworked in a more readily available yarn and re-released in July 2018.