Scotland Highland Triangle Shawl

RickMartin's picture

This is the Highlands Shawl from Cheryl Oberle's book, Folk Shawls.

I knit it on laceweight yarn instead of the "standard" worsted weight. Using a US size 3 needle it still ended up being a generous 90"x44" in size. The yarn is Alpaca with a Twist, Fino. It took approximately 745 yards. (My experience with her book is that the sizes she gives are much smaller than actual - I must be a VERY loose knitter - no comments please.)

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kiwiknitter's picture

Very admirable work! Well

Very admirable work! Well done.

Never trust a man who, when left alone in a room with a tea cozy, doesn't try it on.  ~Billy Connolly

MMario's picture

You are just cranking out

You are just cranking out the shawls! Beautiful work!

Kerry's picture

Beautiful shawl Rick, you've

Beautiful shawl Rick, you've made a lovely job of it.

KenInMaine's picture

Wow, what a beautiful shawl.

Wow, what a beautiful shawl. Congratulations on a lovely piece of work!

RickMartin's picture

Thank you! Rick

Thank you!

jody_designer's picture

Amazing work!

Amazing work!

RickMartin's picture

Wow - I just read your

Wow - I just read your bio...a skein of yarn, $14.50 (depending on the type); a beautifully knit shawl, $14.50 + labor; a compliment from you, priceless!

Joe-in Wyoming's picture

That is a nice piece of

That is a nice piece of knitting, Rick. The lovely thing about shawls is that the finished size can be larger, it isn't such a big deal. -- Books, knitting, cats, fountain pens...Life is Good.

Beautiful! Another great

Beautiful! Another great piece of work. And, we will have to ask Kathy just how loose you are...I mean KNIT!


RickMartin's picture

Hey buddy - thanks...and

Hey buddy - thanks...and btw...if you call her "Kathy" she'll definitely hit you! She's very particular about it being "Kathleen." That's why I love her - she's so particular (and yet she puts up with me).