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Troika Wrap-Around Faroese Shawl

HeartStrings knitting pattern #A41 (black and white publication)

A wonderfully simple and fun shawl that is shaped like a giant butterfly. Knitted in a 3-ball garter stitch technique from the top-down, this is a great pattern for using a mix of novelty and stash yarns. Shaping is done with simple yarn overs, and creates the traditional Faroese-style shawl with center back panel, side front panels, and shaped shoulders. The elongated front panels allow you to wear this shawl in lots of ways, including tied around the back.

Troika Wrap-Around Faroese Shawl

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Troika Wrap-Around Faroese Shawl stitch detail
Troika stitch detail
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34" long and 52" across at widest point as worn, 600 yards of each of 3 yarns in any combination of sport to worsted weight yarns. 3½ stitches/inch over garter stitch, size US 10 / 6.0 mm needles suggested. Knitting starts with just a few stitches at the top and works downward - - easily adjusts to other sizes by knitting to length desired, and other weights of yarn with corresponding adjustment in needle size and yardage. Shown in viscose/wool blend, mohair/wool blend boucle, and wool yarns. Written stitch instructions.

Troika Wrap-Around Faroese Shawl

For her Troika Shawl, Margaret Pittman/Heritage Yarns used one skein of Heritage Cotton/Rayon in color Atlantic Moonglow, 2½ skeins of Heritage Cotton/Metallic in color Moonlit Sky, and some mohair/acrylic/wool blend yarn that followed her home from an HGA Convergence Conference. Click picture to enlarge. Also see Back View.

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Sample cover page of the Troika Wrap-Around Faroese Shawl knitting pattern.

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See more Faroese Shawl Patterns in the Jackie E-S Design Collections.

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