The Gowanus Shawl utilizes the classic triangle shawl shape and is worked from a chart. The pattern is easy to memorize and a cinch to make on US size 9 needles, perfect for the beginning lace knitter. The modern eyelet grid pattern is accentuated by a picot edge that is worked during the bind-off. Have fun picking colors for the stripes, but Gowanus is also beautiful worked solid in only one color.
34” tall (measured along central spine)
Fingering weight (#1 super fine)
Shown here: Berroco Ultra Alpaca Fine
(50% superwash wool, 30% nylon, 20% superfine alpaca; 433 yd/100g hank):
• Color A #1209 Moonshadow, 1 hank
about 382 yards total
• Color B #1201 Winter White, 1 hank
about 256 yards total
U.S. size 9 (5.5 mm) long straight needles
Adjust needle size to obtain stitch gauge.
13.5 sts x 29 rows = 4” in garter stitch lace grid pattern
For the best results, measure your gauge from a blocked swatch.