Twist & Tweed Shawl is all about mixing those bases! Knit with a mix of Dimond Laine Elmer Tweed Fingering and Dimond Laine Birdie this side-to-side shawl is the perfect way to experiment and find your favorite yarn combinations! We can’t wait to see your version of this shawl!
FINISHED MEASURMENTS 82.5”/ 206 cm wingspan X 19”/ 47.5 cm deep at point
YARN REQUIREMENTS Please note these are yarn estimates. The amount used will depend on yarn, your personal gauge, and any modifications you make.
Dimond Laine Elmer Tweed Fingering (70% Merino, 30% Cashmere; 200 yards per 50g skein); 2 skeins C1, 1 skein C4
Dimond Laine Birdie (74% Alpaca, 26% Silk; 328 yds per 50g); 1 skein each C2 and C3
Fingering weight yarn in the following amounts: C1: 386 yds/ 351 m C4: 120 yds/ 109 m
Light fingering weight yarn in the following amounts: C2: 272 yds/ 247 m C3: 272 yds/ 247 m
NOTE: The Elmer Tweed Fingering is held single throughout, while the Birdie is held together to create a marl.
SUGGESTED NEEDLES Needles listed are suggested. Gauge Needle: US 6/ 4.0mm needles.
TOOLS Tapestry needle, crochet hook for fringe (optional)
GAUGE While gauge is not crucial for this project it will affect the overall finished dimensions and yardage used.
20 sts and 24 rows= 4” in twisted stockinette stitch holding 2 strands of Birdie together using Gauge Needle, blocked.