Afternoon at the Louvre
The Afternoon at the Louvre was written exclusively for Baah Yarn and we’ll be hosting a KAL in the Fickle Knitter Design Group on ravelry from July 14 - August 4, 2013! If you missed out on the kit, don’t worry. You can now purchase the pattern online and knit along with stash yarn.
Afternoon at the Louvre is traditional triangle shawl knit from the neck to the long edge. The shawl has a knit-on border which means it’s not necessary to bind off 265+ stitches at once! The bold knit-on edging is worked back and forth over 23 stitches and a ssk with the main body stitches every other row eliminates the large bind off stitch by stitch. This is a great shawl for beginning-intermediate Lace Knitters.
If you have a question while knitting please join the Fickle Knitter Design ravelry group for help. This is a great shawl for beginning-intermediate Lace Knitters, if you can knit, purl, yarn over, k2tog, ssk, ktbl, sk2p, and work a short row you can knit this shawl! If you get stuck please visit the Fickle Knitter rav group or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org for help.
Yarn substitution may result in a change in estimated yardage, gauge and finished size of your individual project.
A note about Gauge
Are you a tight knitter or a loose knitter? If you are a loose knitter please consider going down a few needle sizes. If you are a tight knitter you may have to go up a few sizes to get gauge. Your swatch should be stretched after you’ve soaked it in water and then pinned it out to make it wider to dry, just as you would with the finished shawl.
This quick-to-knit triangle lace shawl is simple and elegant with its lovely, knit-on lace edging.
Size US 7/4.5 mm Knitting Needles, or size needed to get gauge.
Yarn Three 100 gram balls of Baah! Yarns 100% Merino Wool. 400 yards/ 366 meters. Total yardage: 764 yards/ 701 meters. Color 1: Blue Topaz, Color 2: Singin’ the Blues, Color 3: Obsidian.
20 stitches and 32 rows over 4 inches in Stockinette Stitch
Finished Pattern Measurements
66 inches wide by 28 inches long after blocking.