The second pattern in the Dreamscapes Shawl Collection, a collection inspired by wandering thoughts and travelling dreams.
I started a shawl because I was craving simplicity during lockdown. As I knit, it became inextricably entwined with my hopes for my daughter. She was applying to German universities for her master’s degree. It was time for her world to expand in a giant adventure, yet the world was narrowing, narrowing. Proud mama, I wanted her to fly the nest and spread her wings while also wanting to wrap her in a hug. We were both dreaming of her living a new life where she walked on cobblestones and practiced her German, so this shawl came by its name very easily.
Width: 64” / 163 cm
Depth: 28.5” / 72 cm
•knit and purl
•200g Fingering Weight Yarn
C1: 1 skein Knit Picks Stroll Gradient (75% merino, 25% nylon); 458 yd. / 419 m per 100 g skein; colour shown:Pet Rock
C2: 2 skeins Knit Picks Stroll Heather (75% merino, 25% nylon); 321 yd. / 211 m per 50g skein; colour shown, Firecracker
US 4 / 3.5 mm needles or size needed to get gauge
yarn needle, stitch markers
This pattern has been tech edited and test knit.