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2 colour cable and lace triangle shawl
Fornjót is an asymmetric garter stitch triangular shawl, which grows from a contrast colour edging. The gentle decreasing means the shawl feels like it is speeding up as you go.


Skills for knitting this project

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  • knitting, purling
  • casting on
  • binding off
  • ssk decreases
  • k2tog decreases
  • working flat
  • cabling (using a chart or written directions)


24 sts and 28 rows = 4” / 10cm in garter stitch


1 size available

Finished length at top: 60” /152cm Finished depth: 30 “ / 76cm



Fingering yarn with good stitch definition and nice drape
Shown in Ysolda Moss Light (75% Bluefaced Leicester, 25% mid brown masham, 438 yds / 400m, 100g)
MC: Undyed 656 yds / 600m CC: Dorothy 109 yds / 100m

Needles and notions

US 5 / 3.75mm straights or 24” / 60cm or longer circular

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