A Need for Tweed Shawl
Approximately 250 yards each of three colors of Worsted Weight yarn that knits up at a gauge of 16 sts and 24 rows over 4” / 10cm in Tweed Stitch.
- Brooklyn Tweed Shelter (American Targhee-Columbia Wool; 50 grams/140 yards 128 meters). MC: 2 skeins. CC1 & 2: 2 Skeins each.
- 2 Skeins for Main Color- Iceberg: 250 yards / 228 meters.
- 2 Skeins for Contrast Color 1 – Fossil: 250 yards / 228 meters.
- 2 Skeins for Contrast Color 2 – Tartan: 250 yards / 228 meters.
16 sts and 24 rows = 4” in Three Color Tweed Stitch Pattern worked flat.
US Size 8 / 5 mm circular needle 32”/80cm length for the neckline AND 40” / 100 cm length for the body of the shawl.
Always choose the needle size that you need in order to obtain the pattern’s gauge.
Finished Measurements (after blocking):
- Wingspan: 56” / 162. 5 cm
- Depth (measured from the long edge to the shawl’s deepest point): 44” / 79 cm
- 2 Stitch markers
- Highlighter Tape (optional – to keep your place in the pattern)
- Measuring Tape
- Tapestry Needle
- Wool Wash and Blocking Mats
- Changing and Carrying Colors Up the Side of Your Knitting
- Make One Left Increase
- Mosaic/Slip Stitch Knitting
- Icelandic Bindoff Method
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