13 November 2012

Pattern: Hap-py

Hap-py Shawl
Hap-py shawl by Kathleen Dames
A new-world homage to the Shetland Hap shawls of old. Worked all in one piece with one needle and one skein of yarn, this makes a perfect travel project, whether you’re waiting on a park bench, soaring above the clouds, or sailing the high seas. Plus, the Crest of the Wave pattern (written out and charted), an interesting variant on the traditional Feather and Fan, is easy to master with spectacular results. What are you waiting for? It’s time to get Hap-py!

Instructions are given for a swatch, which will make a perfect little shawl for an 18” doll, plus the full-size shawl, which measures 32” square. Swatch and shawl do use all of the skein of Madeline Tosh Prairie, so be aware that not achieving gauge may lead to your needing more yarn.
Hap-py shawl
Hap-py shawl by Kathleen Dames
Madeline Tosh Prairie 100% Superwash Merino; 840 yards/768 meters per 114 gram skein; color: Plaid Blanket; 1 skein 
Note: With swatch, entire skein was used. 
One US6/4.0mm 40-inch circular needle 
Stitch markers, including one different to mark end-of-round 
Tapestry needle
Skills Needed 
Casting on 
Binding off 
Picking up stitches 
Working in the round
Technical editing by Ruth Garcia-Alcantud.
Pattern available on Ravelry, Etsy, and Craftsy, or by using the button below.

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