pdf pattern for the St Kilda Shawl and Scarf by Elizabeth Lovick


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in Blacker St Kilda Laceweight or other 2 ply/lace weight yarn

On the craggy islands of St Kilda lived a handful of people with two breeds of sheep, the Soay and the Boreray. Now the islands are deserted, but the sheep live on. This yarn was spun from the finest of Boreray and Soay fleeces from breeders in Scotland and England.


1 (2, 2) 50g balls
4 mm (US 6) needles
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1 50g ball
4 mm (US 6) needles
row counter

2 (3) 50g balls
4 mm (US 6) circular needle
row counter
waste yarn for provisional cast on
one 5 mm needle for casting off

Scarf: 18 (24, 30) cm, 7 (9.5, 12)" wide and about 152 cm, 60” long (easily adjustable)
Neckerchief: 110 cm, 43” across the top; 52 cm, 20.5” deep
Smaller Shawl: 142 cm, 54” across the top; 76 cm, 30” deep
Larger Shawl: 162 cm, 64” across the top; 86 cm, 34” deep

19 sts and 38 rows to 10 cm / 4” (ie 2 pattern repeats to 13 cm / 5”) after washing and blocking

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