Talamh (/ˈt̪ˠɑlˠəvˠ) is the Gaelic word for “Earth”, one of the four basic elements of the Celtic world. This shawl combines several elements that for me represent Earth. There are green fields, rocks covered in moss, and light peeking through foliage in trees which come to life in the different stitch patterns. The shawl is airy yet luxurious, with a wonderful drape.
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This pattern has a few elements that are a little complex, but well within the skills of an intermediate knitter, or a beginner, who is willing to expand their skills.
depth 70cm/27.5in and wingspan 166cm/65.25in
There are two yarns required for this shawl:
Fingering weight sock yarn, 80% Superwash Merino, 20% Nylon
425 meters (465 yards)/ 100 gram
Sample worked in Sock Lite by Olann, shade “Temptress” and used approx. 410 meters.
It is possible to make the shawl with a 400m skein, but checking gauge is going to be critical. I'd also recommend going down a needle size in the first lace section. A reminder is included in the pattern.
Light fingering or lace weight yarn that is gorgeously fluffy
300 meters (328 yards)/ 50 gram
Sample worked in Suri Silk Cloud by Olann (74% Baby Suri Alpaca, 26% Mulberry Silk) shade “Shelter” and used 270 meters.
4.5 mm/ US size 7 circular needles, or size required to achieve gauge.
4mm/ US size 6 circular needles, or one size smaller than needle that matched gauge
Stitch Markers (3 are included in the instructions, an additional 20 can be used to mark the lace repeats)
20 sts x 40 rows = 4” / 10cm in garter stitch before blocking.
17 sts x 28 rows = 4” / 10cm in garter stitch after blocking
The pattern has been professionally tech edited and tested.