Peacock feather shawl
Yarn DK or sport-weight (can be combined) in 2 colors
- Main color & feather motifs (color A): 150g or 400m 437yd. Best to choose heavily variegated, striped or gradient yarn. The sample was knit in Schoppel Wolle Zauberball Stärke 6, colorway 1505
- Contrast color (color B): 50g or 135m 148yd. Best to choose solid or semi-solid. The sample was knit in Rowan Baby Merino Silk DK in colorway 701 Aubergine
“ Needles 3mm US2.5 circulars (or size to get gauge) on 60-80cm 24-32”cable ” Notions tapestry needle
The gauge is 24 stitches by 21 garter ridges (42 rows) measured in garter stitch per 1010cm 44”] square after wet blocking**
Construction - Peacock Feather is a triangular asymmetric shawl, starting from the top right corner. It is shaped with a centered double decrease along the ‘spine’ and first symmetric increases at both ends of the row until you reach the maximum depth, and after that decreases at the left edge and increases at the right edge.