How do you knit an equilateral triangle?

How do you knit a triangle shape?

Starting From The Base

  1. Cast on enough stitches to form the base of your triangle – the more stitches you cast on, the larger the triangle will be.
  2. Knit the first row.
  3. Knit the first stitch, knit two stitches together (k2tog)
  4. Knit until the last 3 stitches, knit two stitches together (k2tog), knit last stitch.

How many stitches do you need for a triangular shawl?

Construction of a Bottom-Up Triangle Shawl

A triangle shawl that starts at the bottom point begins by casting on a few stitches (just three is enough, but you could certainly cast on more if you like), knitting each row, and working increases along both edges.

How long should a triangle shawl be?

Yardage

LENGTH FROM CENTER-BACK NECKLINE TO TIP OF TRIANGLE
YARN TYPE 36 – 40” full-length shawl 18” neckerchief
Lace weight 1250 – 1525 yards (1150 – 1400 m) 300 yards (275 m)
Fingering weight 1000 – 1250 yards (925 – 1150 m) 250 yards (225 m)
Sport / DK weight 900 – 1100 yards (825 – 1000 m) 225 yards (200 m)
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