Pattern Description from Interweave Knits, Winter 2009: “Alma’s Scarf incorporates textural components, color, and lace for a luxurious knitted interpretation of the traditional rebozo. Mareike Sattler combines dramatic knit-and-purl chevron and lace motifs to capture the intricacy of woven fabric and elaborately knotted fringes - in a silk and wool blend for sumptuous drape.”
Finished Size 13” wide and 86” long, after blocking.
Yarn Manos del Uruguay Silk Blend (70% merino, 30% silk; 150 yd 135 m/50 g): #300X topaz, 5 skeins. Yarn distributed by Fairmount Fibers.
Needles Sizes 6 (4 mm) and 5 (3.75 mm): 24” circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions About 2 yd of smooth waste yarn; size F/5 (4 mm) crochet hook; marker (m); tapestry needle.
Gauge: 18 sts and 24 rows = 4” in large chevron patt on larger needle.
Note: This shawl begins with a provisional cast-on and then is worked in two sections from the center out.