- 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
- The Half Fade Hap is written for a gauge of approx. 25 sts / 30 rows = 10 cm (4 inches) over the center triangle, measured after blocking. Gauge is not critical in this design.
- Digital PDF has 8 pages (letter size)
The Half Fade Hap is the smaller, triangular sister of the Full Fade Hap. With its generous size, it makes for a wonderful, cozy shawl. This shawl is made in the tradition of the shawls from the Shetland Isles, making for a very interesting construction.
The Half Fade Hap starts at one corner of the center triangle and increased until big enough. Stitches are picked up along the edges and the stunning border is worked 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.
The instructions for the lace are provided both charted and written out.
Size: Finished dimensions of the dark green sample shawl: Wingspan of 192 cm (76 ½ inches) and a depth of 82 cm (32 ¼ inches), measured after blocking.
Difficulty level: This shawl is worked flat back and forth. Techniques used include working a knitted-on edging. Stitches used include knit, purl, yo, k2tog, skp, and various double decreases. This pattern is suitable for the intermediate to advanced knitter.