52 Weeks of Shawls is a unique look into contemporary shawl knitting.
This publication contains 52 knitting patterns by 50 designers. All patterns are beautifully photographed, illustrated and presented on 272 pages.
The designers behind the 52 patterns come from all around the world. This collection showcases an exceptionally wide range of yarns, techniques and levels of difficulty and also includes two crochet designs. It is a true encyclopedia of shawls, a future classic for decades to come.
The book contains patterns from the following designers: Stella Ackroyd, Andrea Aho, Fiona Alice, Natalya Berezynska, Rebekah Berkompas, Lærke Bisschop-Larsen, Sveina Björk Jóhannesdóttir, Rachel Brockman, Aleks Byrd, Susan Chin, Valentina Cosciani-Tibisay, Evgeniya Dupliy, Stephanie Earp, Marion Em, Frida Franckie, Katya Gorbacheva, Samantha Guerin, Joanna Herriott, Sarah Heymann, Jonna Hietala, Erin Jensen, Anna Johanna, Malia Mae Joseph, Susanna Kaartinen, Pauliina Karru, Linda Lencovic, Marjut Lund-Rahkola, Lotta H Löthgren, Hanna Maciejewska, Aude Martin, Mariya Matveeva, Helen Mawdsley, Faïza Mebazaa, Kathryn Merrick, Tif Neilan, Hanne Kær Pedersen, Paula Pereira, Claudia Quintanilla, Lucía Ruiz de Aguirre, Nataliya Sinelshchikova, Jeanette Sloan, Elena Solies Jansà, Susanne Sommer, Anna Strandberg, Niina Tanskanen, Mari Tobita, Miriam Walchshäusl, Lauren Wallis, Claire Walls and Stephen West.
What you'll need to knit the cowl Ruuvdu by Susanna Kaartinen (see pictures 2 & 3):
Height: 9.5” / 24 cm.
Top circumference: 26.75” / 68 cm.
Bottom circumference: 37.5” / 95 cm.
Yarn: Ulysse by De Rerum Natura (100% organic merino wool, 202 yds / 185 m – 50 g). 1 ball of colourway Doré (FC) and 2 balls of Poivre Blanc (BC).
Or approx. 186 yds / 170 m of FC and 220 yds / 200 m of BC in sport or fingering weight yarn
Needles: US 4 / 3.5 mm 24” / 60 cm circular needles. You may switch to longer circular needles if needed. An additional circular needle of the same or longer length for BO.
Notions: Stitch markers, tapestry needle, crochet hook for Provisional CO (if needed).
24.5 sts x 52 rows to 4” / 10 cm in Plaid St, after blocking.
What you'll need to knit the Ruiskaunokki by Sarah Heymann (see pictures 4 & 5):
Length: 71” / 180 cm.
Width: 8” / 20 cm.
Yarn: Ulysse by De Rerum Natura (100% French Merino wool, 202 yds / 185 m – 50 g). 3 skeins of colourway Tempête (MC) and 1 skein of Doré (CC). Or approx. 808 yds / 740 m of sport weight yarn: 606 yds / 555 m of MC and 202 yds / 185 m of CC.
Needles: US 4 / 3.5 mm 47” / 120 cm circular needles.
Notions: Stitch markers, tapestry needle.
20 sts x 36 rows to 4” / 10 cm in St St, after blocking.
What you'll need to knit the Varde by Evgeniya Dupliy (see pictures 6 & 7):
Wingspan: 82.5” / 210 cm
Centre Depth: 20” / 52 cm.
Yarn: 3 skeins of Gilliatt by De Rerum Natura (100% European merino, 273 yds / 250 m – 100 g), colourway Foret. Or approx. 820 yds / 750 m of worsted weight yarn.
Needles: US 7 / 4.5 mm 40’’ / 100 cm circular needles and optional US 8 / 5 mm circular needles for BO.
Notions:2 stitch markers, tapestry needle.
17 sts x 28 rows to 4” / 10 cm in Seed St, after blocking