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Full Fade Hap

by Susanne Visch
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Contains:

  • Written and charted pattern
  • Instructions in English
  • US Imperial and metric measurements
  • Suitable for the intermediate to advanced knitter
  • Links to tutorials by the designer for techniques used
  • Gauge approx. 12.7 sts / 25 rows = 10 cm (4 inches) over the center square, measured after blocking Gauge is not critical in this design.
  • Digital PDF has 8 pages (letter size)

Pattern paper format: only US letter

Description

Worked in this lovely fade yarn, hand-dyed by AG2N Hand Dyed Yarns, the Full Fade Hap makes for a wonderful, cozy shawl, which is perfect to wrap up in on a chilly day. This shawl is made in the tradition of the shawls from the Shetland Isles, making for a very interesting construction.

Start the Full Fade Hap at one corner of the center square and increase until big enough, then decrease. Pick up stitches along the edges, and work the stunning border outwards. Each color band in its own lace patterning. The shawl is finished with a gorgeous edging that is knitted on sideways and attached to the live stitches of the border as it is being worked.

Sizes and finished measurements: Finished dimensions of the sample shawl: 146 cm (57 ½ inches) square, measured after blocking.

Difficulty level: This shawl is worked both flat back and forth as in the round. Techniques used include working a knitted-on edging and grafting remaining stitches together using Kitchener stitch. Stitches used include knit, purl, yo, k2tog, k3tog, skp, and various double decreases.

This pattern is suitable for the intermediate to advanced knitter.

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Materials you need at home:

  • Yarn AG2N Hand Dyed Yarns Softy Sock Fingering (75% Merino, 25% Nylon; 422 m (462 yds) / 100 g) in the following colors and amounts C1 211 m (231 yds) / 50 g in “Fade 1”, C2 211 m (231 yds) / 50 g in “Fade 2”, C3 211 m (231 yds) / 50 g in “Fade 3”, C4 211 m (231 yds) / 50 g in “Fade 4”, C5 211 m (231 yds) / 50 g in “Fade 5”, C6 422 m (462 yds) / 100 g in “Fade 6”. Substitute wool fingering weight yarn of comparable thickness, in a fade sequence for a similar result, or with 1477 m (1617 yds) / 350 g yarn in a single color.
  • Size 4 mm (US Size 6) 80 cm (32 inches) or longer circular needle.
  • Extra needle in size 4 mm (US Size 6) for the applied edging and grafting.
  • Yarn needle
  • 7 stitch markers to denote the corner stitches/quarter sections
  • 1 differently colored “end-of-round” stitch marker
  • Stitch markers to denote repeats of the lace patterning (optional)
  • Waste yarn for provisional cast-on