Shieldmaiden Shawl pattern PDF
Shieldmaiden was created especially for Norne Yarn’s two latest bases, Luxury Cloud and Luxury Yak Silk, with a one-skein-of-each challenge in mind.
The result is a luxury shield - shawl for contemporary Shieldmaidens, featuring graphic eyelet lines exploring different directions in each section.
MC: Fingering weight yarn.
Norne Yarn Luxury Fingering Yak Silk, 50% yak 50% silk, 50 g / 200 m.
Col. Gullinbuste. 1 skein / 190 m / 207 yds
CC: Fluffy laceweight yarn.
Norne Yarn Lace Luxury Cloud, 42% baby alpaca 35% silk 13% fine merino (non superwash) 10% yak, 50 g / 400 m.
Col. Gullinbuste. 1 skein / 380 m / 415 yds
NEEDLES AND NOTIONS
4 mm / US 6 circular needles, or size required to obtain gauge in Section 1
4.5 mm / US 7 circular needles or size required to obtain gauge with CC
18 sts x 32 rows = 10 cm / 4’’ over garter stitch worked with MC and smaller needles after blocking.
14 sts x 24 rows = 10 cm / 4’’ over garter stitch worked with CC and larger needles after blocking.
Gauge is not crucial but checking it will spare you a game of yarn chicken!
Shieldmaiden is shaped like a rectangle with an isoceles triangle on each side.
Shawl depth from cast-on to bind-off border: 46 cm / 18’’
Wingspan: 196 cm / 77’’