Five Peaks Shawl

This shawl, worked on the bias in Tunisian simple stitch, is a great beginner Tunisian pattern. The luxurious yarn and larger hook combine to make an airy and deliciously draping fabric. Treat yourself or a loved one to this fabulous wrap.

Five Peaks Shawl
Vashti Braha

Finished Size: 16″ × 32″ after blocking; sleeve tip across back to sleeve tip is 46″ and center-back neck to lowest hem point is 23″.

Yarn: The Fibre Company Road to China Light (65% baby alpaca, 15% silk, 10% cashmere, 10% camel; 159 yd [145 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): dark amethyst, 3 skeins. Yarn distributed by Kelbourne Woolens.

Hook: Size L/11 (8 mm) Tunisian hook at least 13″ in length. Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions: Yarn needle.

Gauge: 12 sts and 12 rows = 4″ in tss before blocking.


Right front:
Row 1: Beg dec (see Stitch Guide), yo 2 times sk 2nd yo and next tss, 52 tss, yo 2 times, sk next 2 sts, tss2tog (see Stitch Guide), dhh (61 lps on hook); RetP.

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