Gilt Wood Shawl by Francesca Hughes

Gilt Wood Shawl

November 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in st st
US 6 - 4.0 mm
2625 yards (2400 m)
One Size
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Gilt Wood Shawl was inspired by trips to stateley homes over the UK, where the hand crafted golden foiled wood frames the art work so beautifully. Explore colour work and texture within this shawl, where each section frames the last.

John Arbon Textiles Harvest Hues (fingering; 65% Merino, 35% Zwartbles; 100g; 400m/437yd)
Green & Gold version
Shade A: Sycamore (2 skeins)
Shade B: Juniper (2 skeins)
Shade C: Russet (2 skeins)

Pink & Red version
Shade A: Rosebay (2 skeins)
Shade B: Pomegranate (2 skeins)
Shade C: Barley (2 skeins)

4 mm/US 6 circular needles, 100cm/40”

8 stitch markers including 1 unique one to mark start of round.
Tapestry needle

22 sts x 32 rows = 4”

Approx. 50” x 50”

Gilt Wood is constructed with a square knit flat in the middle, and stitches picked up all around the edge, and then worked in the round, increasing at corners.