Guernsey Triangle

Guernsey Triangle

Textured Triangular Shawl

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This shawl combines classic knit-purl patterning (quoting Guernsey sweaters traditionally worn by Fishermen in the northern European Isles) with a more modern, wearable shape. The Guernsey Triangle is a lightweight companion piece to the rectangular Guernsey Wrap that I designed in the Fall of 2010. Two sizes have been provided: the small version – a wool kerchief – can be easily worn alone over a shirt or blouse, or layered outerwear; the large shawl version may be comfortably wrapped around the shoulders or gathered around the neck for a look with more volume.


  • Approximately 390 (630) yards of fingering weight wool yarn



Working Gauge:

  • 26 stitches & 44 rows = 4″, measured over Swatch Chart (see Swatching Supplement), before blocking

Finished Gauge:

  • 20 stitches & 38 rows = 4″ measured over Swatch Chart, after lace-blocking
  • Size A (Gauge Needle): One 32” circular needle in size needed to obtain gauge listed above
  • Suggested Size: 3½ mm (US 4)
Finished dimensions
  • 38 (59)” wingspan, 19 (29½)” height at spine; measurements taken from relaxed fabric after lace-blocking
  • Small Version (Large Version)
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