Altair by Joanne Scrace

Altair

Crochet
May 2016
Lace ?
5 repeats = 4 inches
in over lace pattern
2.5 mm
825 yards (754 m)
One Size
UK
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A light as a feather, easy to wear shawl…whether you wear it in the day to keep the sun off your shoulders or in the evening to battle the chills.
It is named for the Altair geometric colouring books, the forerunners of the modern adult colouring obsession because the striking geometric lace pattern reminded me of my love for them.

Size
Wingspan: 145 cm / 57in
Depth: 65 cm / 25.5in

Size is easily adjusted by working more or fewer repeats

Materials
1x 115g Viola Merino Lace (lace weight; 100% merino; 754 m /825 yds) in Lettuce

2.5 mm / B crochet hook

Tension
5 patt reps and 13 rows in lace pattern using 2.5mm hook (or size needed to achieve tension)

Difficulty Rating
Intermediate

Skills Needed
Basic crochet stitches, working in rows, missing stitches, working in chain spaces.

Construction
The asymmetric shawl is started at one point and worked in a pattern that increases on the neck edge towards the shortest edge.

This pattern is written and charted using standard UK crochet terminology.

This pattern was originally published in Pom Pom Magazine using standard US terminology.