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Golden Valley

$6.75

Skill Level

Intermediate

Skills Needed

  • Lace
  • Textured
  • Worked Flat

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Pattern Details

This triangular lace shawl is knit from the top down using either fingering weight or sportweight yarn and a long circular needle. The pattern provides complete instructions for both the garter stitch tab cast-on and picot bind-off. Stitch patterns are provided in charts only. Finished (Blocked) Measurements (sport weight version): 64 inches/163 cm wide across top edge and 29 inches/74 cm long from center of top edge to bottom point Finished (Blocked) Measurements (fingering weight version): 62 inches/158 cm wide across top edge and 28 inches/71 cm long from center of top edge to bottom point Materials (sport weight version): --635 yards/580 m sportweight wool; sample was knit with Anzula Ava [80% superwash merino, 10% cashmere, 10% nylon; 330 yds/301 m per 110g skein]; Toffee, 2 skeins. --US #5/3.75mm 24-inch or 32-inch circular needle OR SIZE NEEDED TO OBTAIN GAUGE --US #6/4.00mm 24-inch or 32-inch circular needle Materials (fingering weight version): --525 yards/480 m sportweight wool; sample (the blue shawl in the photos) was knit with Anzula Squishy [80% superwash merino, 10% cashmere, 10% nylon; 385 yds/352 m per 114g skein]; Hippo, 2 skeins. --US #4/3.5mm 24-inch or 32-inch circular needle OR SIZE NEEDED TO OBTAIN GAUGE --US #5/3.75mm 24-inch or 32-inch circular needle Notions: --Smooth scrap yarn and size G/4.00mm crochet hook for garter stitch tab cast-on, stitch markers, tapestry needle, stainless steel T-pins, blocking wires (optional) Gauge (sport weight): 17 sts/34 rows = 4”/10 cm in stockinette stitch using smaller needle, after blocking To save time, check gauge. Gauge (fingering weight): 18 sts/32 rows = 4”/10 cm in stockinette stitch using smaller needle, after blocking To save time, check gauge. Golden Valley is named after a verse in Woody Guthrie’s famous song, “This Land Is Your Land.” “As I was walking that ribbon of highway, I saw above me that endless skyway: I saw below me that golden valley: This land was made for you and me.”

Recommended with this pattern

  • Anzula Ava
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Blue Peninsula
Blue Peninsula
I am an artist and knitwear designer living in Amherst, Massachusetts. My knitting patterns are available through Craftsy, Ravelry, and Etsy. My designs have also been published by Brooklyn Tweed, Quince and Co., Knitscene, Interweave Knits, Green Mountain Spinnery, and Knitty. Visit the Blue Peninsula Facebook page or my website, Blue Peninsula, at http://www.bluepeninsulaknits.com/, for news about my latest projects and designs. Sign up for the Blue Peninsula email newsletter at http://www.bluepeninsulaknits.com/p/mailing-list.html