Laneside is a large triangular shawl, knitted on the bias, using two natural shades of Alpaca 8 ply yarn from Adagio Mills.
The shawl features graphic bands of mosaic slipped stitch knitting, using just one colour per row, to create a visually striking, high-contrast shawl.
Laneside is worked in one piece from the top right corner across and downwards, using increases, decreases, and short rows to create an asymmetric shape.
Adagio Mills Alpaca 8 ply (100% Australian Alpaca DK weight yarn; 104 yards / 95 metres per 50 grams):
MC - Black or Bay Black, 5 balls;
CC - Natural White, 2 balls.
Approximately 770 yards / 612 metres of DK / 8 ply yarn:
MC - 520 yards / 475 metres;
CC - 150 yards / 137 metres.
Needles & Notions
US 7 / 4.5 mm circular needles, 30 to 42 inches / 75 cm to 110 cm long, to accommodate the large number of stitches;
3 stitch markers;
Tapestry / yarn needle for weaving in ends.
17 sts and 34 rows per 4 inches / 10 cm in garter stitch after blocking.
Gauge is not crucial but a different gauge will alter the finished size, drape and amount of yarn required.
Wingspan (across the top edge of the shawl) 90 inches / 229 cm; Depth 17 inches / 43 cm after blocking.
Skills Required / Techniques Used
Mosaic / slipped stitch knitting
The pattern is fully written out but charts for the mosaic sections are also included.
The pack contains the yarn in Black and Natural White and the pattern to make the shawl.
Do you love this pattern but would like to use a different colourway than those listed in the pack? Enter the colourway you would like in the notes section of your order and provided it is is in stock we will pack the requested yarn!