Zamira by Katrin Schubert


September 2019
Lace ?
16 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in brioche pattern
US 6 - 4.0 mm
875 - 900 yards (800 - 823 m)
One Size
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ZAMIRA is a large triangle shaped shawl that can be wrapped around the neck several times. The pattern combines a fingering weight yarn with mohair and silk, both in the same color. The pattern can be easily adapted to the amount of available yarn: knit-until-you-run-out-of-yarn! Above all the pattern is fully reversible, just decide by yourself which side is your favorite one!

What is the idea about this shawl? It´s all about different shades of gray - I used two skeins of variegated sock yarn in combination with a printed mohair silk. The one-color-brioche pattern allows to knit the complete shawl without a single purl stitch! Due to its asymmetrical shape, you don´t have to count too much and above all the pattern allows some mindless knitting to travel with … and I love to wear it!

Repetitive increases along the right edge are giving the shawl its crescent shape. Two bind off rows are worked across for a clean finish! You end up with a large, feminine shawl. I am sure, you will love it!

Version shown 72” / 180cm wingspan length, 36”/90cm along center
Measurements taken after blocking.
875 yards / 800m of fingering weight yarn (merino) and 875 yards / 800m of lace weight yarn (mohair & silk).
Shown in Lana Grossa Meilenweit Comfort (45% Wool, 30% Bambus, 25% Polyamid, 400m/100g) in colorway 2606 (2 skeins), Lana Grossa Silk Mohair Print/ Landlust (70% Mohair, 30% Silk, 400m/50g) in colorway 323
Size 6 US / 4,0mm, 16 “ / 40cm and 40” / 100cm circular needle.
Tapestry needle
16 sts, 22 rows = 4” / 10cm in one-color brioche stitch after blocking
TECHNIQUES cast on, k, Brk, brRsldec, brkyobrk, k2tog (no purl stitches!)