Feather and fan shetland hap style crescent shawl
Mareel combines elements from two of my favourite basic shawl concepts: Elizabeth Zimmermann's elegant Pi shawl and a classic Shetland Hap.


Skills for knitting this project

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


18 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches in garter stitch


One size available.

Approximate finished length at top: 60” / 153cm
Approximate finished depth: 22” / 59cm



Sport weight wool or wool blend yarn.

Shown in De Rerum Natura Ulysse (100% merino, 202 yds / 185m, 50g) }}

Needles and notions

US 7 / 3.75mm 32" / 80cm circular}}


C1 – Poivre, 202yds / 185m C2 – Quartz, 165yds / 150m C3 – Potimarron, 70yds / 60m C4 – Ciel, 90yds / 80m C5 – Genet, 80yds / 70m C6 – Poivre Blanc, 140yds / 130m

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