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.

design::Old Shale Shetland Hap
cathegoryshawl, wrap, hap
pattern languageEnglish
difficulty level2/5
materials100% Estonian wool, (12 wpi),
parameters: 220 m/ 100 g (240 yd./ 3.53 oz.)
yarn amount700- 750 m/ 760- 820 yd.,
half of the above amount for each colour
sample infoThe 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.
tools4 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)
notionstapestry needle, 8 regular + 8 removable stitch markers (for example my MAKs), scissors
gauge13 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
dimensionssample: 100 x 100 cm/ 40 x 40 inches (Shetland Lap Hap version);
any size is possible to be made based on this pattern
constructionBuilt 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 typeThe pattern includes written and charted instructions, photographs, tips and links to video tutorials. There are directions on size adjustments provided as well.
blog post/-sOld Shale Shetland Hap, Shetland haps
pattern purchase7,00 EUR

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