Old Shale Shetland Hap

This Old Shale Shetland Hap is a piece linking the past and the present, where traditional stitching and construction meet the modern knitting techniques and fibres we nowadays have access to. Enjoy creating your very own and special wrap for everyday use.

  Old Shale Shetland Hap by CathliinOld Shale Shetland Hap by CathliinOld Shale Shetland Hap by Cathliin



craft knitting
category hap/wrap
pattern language English
difficulty level 2/5
materials
100% Estonian wool, (12 wpi),
parameters: 220 m/ 100 g (240 yd./ 3.53 oz.)
amount needed 700- 750 m/ 760- 820 yd.,
half of the above amount for each colour
sample info The pattern sample is made of hand-spun Estonian yarn in two natural colours- white and grey. Approx. 720 m (790 yd.) of yarn was used to make it, hence the alias: Shetland Lap Hap.
tools 4 mm/ US 6/ UK 8 circular needles (interchangeable)
4,5 mm/ US 7/ UK 7 circular needles (interchangeable)
(as an alternative you may use one pair in each size with at least 100 cm/ 40 inches cord and yet another pair in larger size with 40 cm/ 16 inches cord)
notions tapestry needle, 8 regular + 8 removable stitch markers (for example my MAKs), scissors
gauge 13 sts x 18 rows per 10 x 10 cm/ 4 x 4 inches
in stocking stitch, knitted flat with 4,5 mm/ US 7/ UK 7 metal needles; measured after wet blocking
dimensions sample: 100 x 100 cm/ 40 x 40 inches (Shetland Lap Hap version);
any size is possible to be made based on this pattern
construction Built from inside to the outside, this hap has a centre square knitted diagonally back and forth. Based on that is the Old Shale wavy border made in the round and finished with a mini version of the traditional peaked edging formed perpendicular to the border. This hap requires blocking.
instructions type The pattern includes written and charted instructions, photographs, tips and links to video tutorials. There are directions on size adjustments provided as well.
blog post/-s Old Shale Shetland Hap, Shetland haps
pattern purchase 6,00 EUR



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