We love snuggly, soothing garter stitch in a shawl. Craghill by Cheryl Toy is a squishy, lightweight shawl for year round wear. The shawl is constructed from the top down from the center back and features eyelets, garter stripes, and tile-like motif on the main body.
View the Deep Winter 2020 Lookbook.
Type: Digital Download
Designer: Cheryl Toy
Skill Level: 3 out of 5
Yarn: Hudson + West Co. Weld (70% US Merino / 30% US Corriedale; 200 yds [183 m]; 1.76 oz. [50g]): MC charcoal (natural black), 3 skeins; CC1 aspen (natural white), 2 skeins; CC2 gold leaf (green-yellow), 2 skeins.
One size: 74” [188 cm] wide, 33” [84 cm] deep.
Size A (shawl body): US 4 [3.5 mm]: 40” [101 cm] circ needle.
Size B (bind off only): US 5 [3.75 mm]: one 6” [15 cm] double-pointed needle (dpn), or circ or straight needle of any length.
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Stitch marker; tapestry needle
20 sts and 40 rows = 4” [10 cm] over St st on Size A needle.
20 sts and 44 rows = 4” [10 cm] over colorwork on Size A needle.
Mosaic knitting; increasing; decreasing; chart reading.
About the Designer
From her tiny studio in New Orleans, Cheryl Toy avidly knits, designs and writes about knitting. A former set designer and art director for film and television, Cheryl frequently draws on historical references to create engaging knits that focus on simple, timeless shapes. Amusing details and quirky techniques fascinate her. Cheryl’s work can be found in several books. She is a frequent contributor to Interweave Knits, knitscene, and knit.wear, has featured in many Knit Picks collections and is a part of Brooklyn Tweed’s Wool People 13. Find her at www.littlechurchknits.com and on Instagram at @littlechurchknits.