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Sonnenfeuer Pattern


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Knitting: Sonnenfeuer
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details









Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • you will learn (there are illustrated tutorials):
  • provisional cast-on
  • backwards loop cast-on
  • cable cast-on
  • increases
  • decreases
  • i-cord
  • short rows
  • bind-off

Pattern Description:

This beautiful triangular shawl is worked sideways in one piece from one point to the other. The corkscrew fringes are knit into the shawl as you go.

You will need 180 g - 200 g of Wollmeise yarn or 560 m - 622 m of a comparable fibre and two bells for the ends of the shawl.

The only skill required is being comfortable with working from a chart. All other techniques, i.e. the increases and decreases as well as the cast-on and bind-off, the I-cord plus the short rows are explained in a detailed illustrated appendix.


24 sts and 38 rows = 10 cm (4 in)
- stocking st
- US#2.5/3 mm

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Length (from point to point including the lampions): 162 cm (63.75 in)
  • Maximal width: 40.5 (16 in)


  • US#2.5/3 mm circular needle, 40 cm (16 in) or longer [for body of shawl]
  • 4 dpns US#2.5/3 mm [for the lampions]

You Will Also Need:

  • 1-3 stitch markers [to mark prominent parts of the st pattern] - optional
  • 2 bells [to sew to points of shawl]

Suggested yarn:

680 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Wollmeise Twin



About Designer

About Designer

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My name is Jana Huck. I live in Luebeck, Germany. I started knitting when I searched for something that I still could do while being sick and it has become a passion. I almost started designing right from the beginning as I had no patience for following directions. I always need a challenge when I knit. I love to have an idea and to think: Yes, this would be nice but it is impossible to do. Then ...

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