Douro Shawl by Veera Välimäki

Douro Shawl

October 2023
both are used in this pattern
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in Garter stitch, after blocking
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1200 yards (1097 m)
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I’m imagining the Douro river and the riverbanks, and how the water is flowing down from the mountains. I can’t wait to see it for real, feel the paths underneath my feet!

Douro Shawl is a bias shawl, worked in three colors and wavy lace. This shawl is designed for Maria G Knits retreat in Douro region, Portugal, October 2023.

Yarn: 1 skein of Solo by Fios Da Fazenda and 2 skeins of Merino Fingering 4ply by Fios Da Fazenda. Approx. 1200 yds (830 m) of fingering weight yarn total.

  • 1 skein of Color 1, shown in AU50 (brown); approx. 420 yds (380 m).
  • 1 skein of Color 2, shown in AM87 (beige); approx. 380 yds (350 m).
  • 1 skein of Color 3, shown in AP07 (pink); approx. 380 yds (350 m).

Needles: US 4 (3.5 mm) circular needles, 32” (80 cm) long or longer.

One Size
Finished Measurements: 87” (220 cm) wide and 24” (60 cm) deep at deepest spot.

Note: There are written and charted instructions for the lace included.