Fortune’s Shawlette was inspired by the ubiquitous corner to corner stitch, aka the diagonal box stitch. Tamara Kelly added her own twist to the idea, creating a lacier, more open, summer ready stitch pattern.
The result is gorgeous, and just right for year round - bunch it up for warmth, stretch it out for a light as air layer on the shoulders. If you want a bigger shawl, you could try a thicker yarn, or even use the same yarn and add more rows - it’s super easy, and once you get started, it’ll fly off the hook!
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Sock/Light Fingering Weight
DESIGNER RECOMMENDED YARN: Hawthorne Kettle Dye by Knit Picks (80% Wool / 20% Nylon; 100g/357yds): 1 Skein. Shown in color Goddess.
ALTERNATE YARN: Nordlys by Viking of Norway (75% Superwash Wool / 25% Nylon; 100g/385yds): 1 Skein. While this yarn is a single ply, it is extremely durable due to its superwash content. The gradient colorways are quite beautiful with a long color repeat. This yarn flows smoothly, even on fast knitters and does not create the abrasive effect of some acrylic or nylon yarns. You will think this is 100% Merino by the hand!
ALTERNATE YARN: Sock by Malabrigo (100% Superwash Merino Wool; 100g/440yds): 1 Skein. Sock is a wonderful easy care merino yarn in beautiful colorways. Try the more varied colors to create extra visual interest and movement such as Archangel, Indiecita Stonechat, and Rayon Vert. Sock will be slightly lighter and less dense than the original yarn but is multi plied and very durable.
HOOKS: Size J / 6.0mm, or find a hook that gives you the look you like with your yarn
OTHER TOOLS: none
SKILL LEVEL: Beginner
GAUGE: 7 rows = 4″ but gauge is unimportant
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: 52" wide x 20" deep x 33" along each side
YARDAGE: approximately 356 yds
Images courtesy of Moogly/Tamara Kelly. For more information on Tamara, visit mooglyblog.com!