Tidelines by Liisa Nieminen


March 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
685 yards (626 m)
One size
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Shaped with short rows and adorned with eyelets throughout, this asymmetrical garter shawl combines two colours in a way that mimics the contrast between water and sand, earth and sky, and all the flickers of light in between.


One size

Finished measurements:

Width: 68” / 172 cm
Height (at tallest): 20” / 51 cm


approx. 435 yd / 400 m (MC) and 250 yd / 220 m (CC) of fingering- weight yarn
sample shown in YOTH Little Brother, colourways Mango (MC) and Banana (CC)


24 sts and 40 rows = 4” / 10 cm in garter stitch, after blocking


Size 5 US / 3.75 mm circular needles
Adjust needle size if necessary to get the right gauge. Gauge is not crucial with this project but will affect yardage and finished size.


Tapestry needle

Pattern difficulty:



Version 1.0 had a stitch count error in one of the Short Row Blocks.

Row 3 of Short Row Block #6 should read: “Row 3—Short Row: K1, k2tog, k40, W&T.”

In version 1.1 of the pattern the error has been corrected.