Shetland Old Shell Hap and Half Hap by Elizabeth Johnston

Shetland Old Shell Hap and Half Hap

Knitting
August 2023
Lace ?
21 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
in Garter Stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
1650 - 1700 yards (1509 - 1554 m)
Various
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MATERIALS
Fiber
100% Shetland wool, total 113/4 oz (334 g): light
gray (MC), 53/4 oz (163 g); dark gray (CC1), 2 oz
(57 g); 1 oz (28 g) of the following colors: medium gray
(CC2), fawn (CC3), white (CC4), indigo blue (CC5).
Yarn 2-ply laceweight (3,380 ypp; 25 wpi), 850 yd MC,
340 yd CC1, 170 yd CC2, 90 yd each CC3 and CC4,
110 yd CC5.

Needles
Size 3 (3.25 mm); haps are traditionally worked
using two long double-pointed needles (dpn); a circular needle (cir) may be substituted. Adjust needle size if
necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Other Supplies
Markers (m); spare wool for provisional
CO; smooth, contrasting thread or thin yarn for holders;
7 yd (6.5 m) strong wool for blocking the square shawl.

Gauge
21 sts and 38 rows = 4” in garter st. Exact gauge
is not essential for the success of this project.

Finished Size
Square hap, about 48” (121.9 cm) square,
after blocking.