Alexandra Shawl by Anniken Allis
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Alexandra Shawl

March 2014
Lace ?
20 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Lace chart
US 4 - 3.5 mm
400 yards (366 m)
Width: 50" / 127 cm, Depth: 19" / 48 cm
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This shawl is worked from the top down with a centre insertion panel which creates a lovely shape that sits nicely on the shoulders. The shawl is shaped by working increases at the beginning, end, and either side of the central insertion, on every other row.

1 skein SweetGeorgia CashSilk Lace in Oceanside (400 yds / 365 m per 1.76 oz / 50 g skein; 55% Silk, 45% Cashmere).


  • Size US 4 / 3.5mm, 32” / 80 cm long circular needles. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
  • Size E / 3.5mm crochet hook (for crochet edging)


  • 30gr size 8/0 seed beads (approximately 1,120 beads)
  • 0.50 mm crochet hook (for adding beads)
  • stitch markers
  • tapestry needle

20 sts and 30 rows = 4” / 10 cm in chart D, after blocking. Exact gauge is not essential but a change in gauge may affect the finished size of the shawl and the amount of yarn needed.