Release the hounds(tooth)! A classic autumnal pattern in a classic shawl shape for a finished piece that is dashing and a touch unexpected – perfection. This is a shawl for all your fall-inspired fantasies.
Finished Measurements: Approx. 72” wingspan by 32” deep.
Or Color A: 440 yds / 400m of Aran weight yarn Color B: 290 yds / 265m of worsted weight yarn
Total yardage: 730 yds / 665m.
Samples Shown: Color A: Big Birdie in Pop Rocks, Color B: Tod Worsted in Island Bunny.
VARIATION: Use Big Birdie for both Color A and Color B. To knit the shawl we show here you’ll need 3 skeins of Color A, Blackbird (approx. 480 yds), and 2 skeins of Color B, Peanut (approx. 320 yds). We used a US 10.5 (6.5mm) needle for the shawl body and went down to a US 10 (6mm) for the ribbing. Your finished size will be approx. 78” wingspan x 36” deep along spine. Your gauge will measure approx. 13 sts/15 rows over 4”.
Gauge: Approx. 15 sts/20 rows = 4” in mosaic houndstooth stitch, after blocking.
Suggested Needles: Needles listed are suggested. Always take time to swatch. Gauge Needle: US 10 (6mm) 32” circular needles. Optional: US 10.5 (6.5mm), or needle one size larger than Gauge Needle for bind-off.