On the Needles: Simple Faroese Shawl

I ♥ knitting shawls! 🙂

I recently found out about “faroese” type shawls, which are those shaped to stay on your shoulders without a shawl pin required. Click the link above to read more on Wiki about the traditional faroese shawl pattern, which is the inspiration for  many of the newer (and easier) versions of these classic shawls, including the lovely one pictured above.

SIMPLE FAROESE SHAWL

Is a pattern from the talented: Susan Sarabasha (aka Smokey Blue) and available for download over at Ravelry for only $1.99.

What a bargain and proceeds go to the American Humane Society or local pet shelters, even better!

I’m making this shawl in KnitPicks Stroll Tweed in the Dill Heather shade:

Stroll Tweed Sock Yarn

I have 2 skeins of yarn, 460 yds. in total, which is enough to make the shoulder-sized version.

You can easily customize this pattern to make it a full- sized shawl if you prefer. But I like the look of the one in the photo, as it is. I think it’s just the perfect size and what a plus to have a shawl that you don’t actually have to keep a hold of or pin, when wearing! 😉 Shawl wearers, you know what I’m talking about. LOL

A big thank you to Susan for allowing me to share this lovely pattern and photo here.

Stop by Susan’s Ravelry page to see all of her other wonderful patterns too. A great selection to choose from. 

What are you making right now?

Happy Knitting and Weekend! 

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5 responses

  1. Another nice knitting project in the works. It’s going to be great. You do such excellent work, always so neat.

  2. What a pretty shawl.

  3. That color will be so beautiful in that shawl pattern! 🙂

  4. I sure try Joe! 😉

    Thanks Lady Fi.

    I LOVE the dill color Ruinwen. This photo doesn’t do it justice, it’s such a pretty,earthy green.

    Happy Knitting and Weekend, G

  5. Beautiful shawl, Geraldine, and your talents are many, my friend. I use to knit when I was younger but haven’t for a long time. Writing has taken over. 🙂 Have a wonderful day! xo

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