Oregon Moss Shawl (crochet) - by Megan Parrish - from Twisted
This crocheted, triangular, neck-down shawl celebrates moss - drizzly Oregon’s omnipresent mainstay. A variety of v-stitch patterns combine to emulate the texture of moss and the soft, serene, yet vibrantly alive atmosphere it lends to wooded places on a grey spring day.
This pattern was originally published as Twisted’s contribution to the 2016 Rose City Yarn Crawl.
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Fingering weight version: Approximately 400 yards/366 meters fingering weight yarn. Shown in Blue Moon Fiber Arts Socks That Rock Lightweight, (100% Superwash Merino Wool; 405 yards/370 meters per 5.15 ounce/146 gram skein), Mossy Plaid.
Sport weight version: Approximately 642 yards/587 meters sport weight yarn. Shown in Blue Moon Fiber Arts Silky Victoria (85% Polwarth, 15% Silk; 695 yards/636 meters per 8.50 ounce/241 gram skein), Winter Solstice.
Fingering weight: US G / 4mm (or size to obtain gauge).
Sport weight: US H / 5 mm (or size to obtain gauge).
Fingering weight: 17 stitches = 4”/10 cm in double crochet, after blocking.
Sport weight: 15 stitches = 4”/10 cm in double crochet, after blocking.
While exact gauge is not vital for this pattern, it will affect finished measurements and yarn usage. Most importantly, aim for a fabric that is open and drapey.
Finished size is largely up to individual preference.
Fingering weight version shown in green: Width: 50”/127 cm from tip to tip. Length: 22”/56 cm at center. Measured after blocking.
Sport weight version shown in grey: Width: 62”/157 cm from tip to tip. Length: 26.5”/67 cm at center. Measured after blocking.