Three shawls inspired by traditional knitting techniques from Estonia and the Shetland Islands.


The crescent and triangle samples were knit on 2.25mm/US1 needles with Zegna Baruffa Cashwool Extra Fine Merino, color 20266 light grey.


The crescent is knit from the bottom up with approximately 42g/630m/700yds.

Dimensions after blocking: approx. 44in/112cm across x 21in/53cm at center back.


The triangle is knit from the top down with approximately 40g/600m/660yds.

Dimensions after blocking: approx. 49x26in/124x66cm.


The triangle variation sample (bottom of page) is knit from the top down on 3.5mm/US4 needles

with approximately 720m/780yds of Wollmeise Lace-Garn.

Dimensions after blocking: approximately 170x90cm, 67x35in.


Sizes can be adjusted by changing needle size.

The 20 page pdf contains lots of charts and instructions.



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Triangle variation (above)

photo © Alexandra Winter 2010