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#152 Violet Zig Zag Shawl

Knitting
September 2012
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
US 8 - 5.0 mm
450 yards (411 m)
One size
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Approx 10 sts = 2.5” 6.5 cm and 20 rows = 3 ¼” 8.5 cm in Zig Zag Lace patt (blocked).

It all started with a lovely zig zag lace panel, chosen for its simplicity and ability to allow Madeline Tosh’s gorgeous hand-dyed yarn to show to its best advantage. With a little creative shaping, the lace panels are worked so that they span out towards the bottom edge of the shawl as the triangular shape is created.

The result – a fabulously complicated-looking, but easy-to-work overall lace design that draws the eyes in many directions. An open lace border is knit to finish the shawl and give it the wonderfully pronounced scalloped edge and some contrasting textures.

This sophisticated shawl is also a quick knit, as it only uses 2 hanks of Madeline Tosh’s DK yarn, which knits like a dream on size 8 needles.

A stunning piece to drape around your neck or shoulders and an absolutely beautiful gift option!

The first photo is in GGH Soft Kid, the multi-colored yarn is the Madeline Tosh DK.