Sure to be a family heirloom, Girasole will be a gorgeous demonstration of your knitting skills. This pattern is not necessarily for beginners, but intermediate and advanced knitters can cast on with confidence.
For the blanket version you will need: 12 skeins of Brooklyn Tweed Shelter; US 9/ 5.5 mm circular needles (32”), US 9/ 5.5 dpns or the size needed to obtain gauge; For the shawl version you will need: 10 skeins of Jamieson Spindrift; US 6/ 4 mm circular needles (32”), US 6/ 4 mm dpns or in the size needed to obtain gauge
Blanket Version: 4 sts = 1" in unblocked st st; Shawl Version: 6 sts = 1" in unblocked st st
Blanket Version: 72" diameter after blocking
Shawl Version: 51" diameter after blocking