design : Justyna Lorkowska
"When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn."
~Harriet Beecher Stowe
With the sea of smooth Garer and colorful textured “tides”, this shawl will surely become one of your favorites.
approx. 168 cm/66” wide along top edge and 37 cm/14.5” high.
approx. 215cm/86” wide along top edge and 48cm/19” high.
5 skeins of De Rerum Natura Albertine (100% merino; 200m/218y per 50g). Sample shown in colorways:
MC aurore, 2 skeins
CC1 tutu, 1 skein
CC2 bois flotté, 1 skein
CC3 chocolat chaud, 1 skein.
5 skeins of De Rerum Natura Ulysse (100% merino; 185m/202y per 50g). Sample shown in colorways:
MC poivre et sel, 2 skeins
CC1 sel, 1 skein
CC2 ciel, 1 skein
CC3 nuit , 1 skein.
4.0mm/US #6 circular needle (60cm/24" long).
3.75mm/US #5 circular needle (60cm/24" long).
tapestry needle for weaving, blocking pins.
21 sts and 42 rows = 10cm/4" in Garter st worked flat.
17 sts and 32 rows = 10cm/4" in Garter st worked flat.
The gauge isn’t crucial on this project, but differences will affect the finished size as well as the required yardage.
PDF to download (one file in french, one file in english).
Photo credits for Ulysse's version: Justyna Lorkowska.