Product description

Inspired by utilitarian working shawls, this large heirloom piece features a center-out construction and an intricate lace motif framing the simple, geometric center. Worked in a lofty fingering weight wool, it creates a warm and cozy fabric that invites snuggling up under. Use it as a dramatic wardrobe accessory, a special heirloom baby shawl, or even as a lightweight throw in your living space — versatility is one of the hallmarks of this design.

Designer: Leila Raabe

Collection: Loft Collection

 

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Square Lace Shawl

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Skill Level 4 of 5
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  • Product description

    Inspired by utilitarian working shawls, this large heirloom piece features a center-out construction and an intricate lace motif framing the simple, geometric center. Worked in a lofty fingering weight wool, it creates a warm and cozy fabric that invites snuggling up under. Use it as a dramatic wardrobe accessory, a special heirloom baby shawl, or even as a lightweight throw in your living space — versatility is one of the hallmarks of this design.

    Designer: Leila Raabe

    Collection: Loft Collection

     

  • Pattern materials

    YARDAGE

    • Approximately 1600 yards of fingering weight wool yarn


    YARN

    • 6 skeins of Brooklyn Tweed Loft (100% American Targhee-Columbia wool; 275 yards/50g)
    • Photographed in color Old World


    Please note: the stitch patterns in this garment are charted only.
  • Pattern specs

    GAUGE

    • 16 stitches & 30 rounds = 4″ in circular Stockinette Stitch; relaxed after light lace-blocking


    Note: This fabric is lightly lace-blocked, just enough to open up the motifs (without stretching them tightly), in order to maintain a fuller-bodied fabric in the finished piece


    NEEDLES

    • One 32″ circular needle in size needed to obtain gauge
    • One set of DPNs in same size as Gauge Needle for working beginning of shawl and knitted-on edging
    • Suggested Size: US 5 (3¾ mm)


    FINISHED DIMENSIONS

    • 53” x 53” square; relaxed after blocking (see blocking note above)


  • Pattern Updates

    12 February 2012

    16-stitch bracket on Chart C was shifted one space to the LEFT. Previous placement affected one row of the chart.


    22 September 2011

    Chart C, Row 27: The first symbol should be Yarn Over (not a plain knit stitch).

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