Frequent question: How do you knit a triangle with straight needles?

How many stitches are in a triangle 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 much yarn is needed for a triangle shawl?

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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