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LUCY HAGUE

TALIESIN SHAWL

£5.00

A top-down triangular shawl inspired by beautiful Celtic knot-work, and worked in hand-dyed fingering weight/4-ply yarn. The intricate edging features twisted rib and eyelets. Two sizes are given, but the size of the shawl can be increased if you have extra yarn (the sample shown in the photographs is in the larger size).

Please note that the cables are worked on a background of reverse garter stitch, which makes for a lot of purling. Some of the cables are worked on the WS, so this pattern requires some concentration to complete.

Skill level
Intermediate to advanced. Skills required include:

  • Complex closed-loop cabling (all cable stitches are fully explained, and a video demonstrating some of the techniques can be found here: http://wp.me/p1SKRw-1T)
  • Garter tab beginning using a provisional cast-on
  • Some patterning on WS rows
  • Twisted rib stitches

Sizes
S [L]

Finished Measurements
Length of neck edge: 46.5 [62]“/(118 [157.5] cm)
Neck edge to centre point: 21 [28]”/(53.5 [71] cm)

Materials Required: 

  • Fingering weight wool (474 - 732metres / 520 - 800yards)
  • 4.0mm needles
  • Darning needle
  • Stitch markers