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Somnium Pattern


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Knitting: Somnium
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Women, Girls



Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • This pattern is for intermediate level knitters. Skills necessary are paired double and triple decreasing, YO and grafting or three-needle bind-off.

Pattern Description:

Molehill is a semicircular shawl, worked from the bottom up, and decreased to the last 6 stitches, which are then grafted together, or joined with a three-needle bind-off.

The ground is garter stitch (wrong side rows are knitted) which makes for a quick project for most knitters.

The pattern is charted.

Gauge is not very significant, and size and texture can be easily altered by use of different needles and yarn.

Materials: approx. 500 m / 550 y of light fingering yarn.

A long circular needle is recommended to comfortably
accommodate all stitches at cast-on, but straight needles can also be used.


15 stitches and 12 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Knitting at given gauge, the finished shawl is blocked to 152 cm wide (60) and 76 cm deep (30).


  • Tapestry needle
  • Stitch markers of different colours

You Will Also Need:

  • 6 mm (US 10) needles (circular)

Suggested yarn:

550 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Spinni (Wool 1) by Isager Strik



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