Aeshna Shawl by Lori Law
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Aeshna Shawl

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The unique crescent shape of this shawl is filled with fireflies and glorifies the border of dragonflies at the lower edge, stirring memories of warm, balmy summer evenings. The original hand-spun yarn takes advantage of slow colour transitions but the design will look delightful in many different styles of lace yarns.

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Materials: About 420 yds 384 m of lace / light fingering-weight yarn.
Yarn Details: A 2-ply yarn, spun worsted (not plied too tightly – allow for a little drape) with 429 yards 392 m per 4 oz. – 1716 ypp.
Needles: US5 3.75mm 24” 60cm circular
Gauge: 4 stitches and 8.5 rows per square inch in stockinette before blocking.
Blocked: about 17 sts and 24 rows to 4” 10 cm square.
Finished Size: 19” deep at centre back, about 72” across at top.
Other: tapestry needle for darning ends, stitch markers (2+)