Apple River by Katya Frankel
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Apple River

September 2013
Lace ?
20 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
470 yards (430 m)
One size
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The Apple River Shawl is one of the seven patterns from the Yarn Play collection – a collaboration with Malabrigo Yarns – by Katya Frankel.

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The Apple River shawl is a lace knit with a difference. Its delicate lacy centre is framed by easy-knit stocking stitch wedges either side while the beautiful edging grows organically from the main lace motif. The shawl is knitted in one piece top-down and requires no assemblage.

The pattern is knitted in Malabrigo Lace, a soft singles yarn. I used the Applewood colourway which reminds me of speckled light on autumnal leaves.

Intermediate - knit, purl, lace knitting, simple decreases and increases, and finishing.

Finished Measurements
Wingspan 50 in / 127 cm and 16 in / 40.5 cm deep at its widest point.

20 sts and 34 rows = 4 in / 10 cm in Stocking stitch worked using 4mm (US6) needles - measured after light blocking. Adjust needle size if necessary to get the correct gauge.

1 skein of Malabrigo Lace (100% Baby Merino Wool, 50g / 470 yds / 423 m) #18 Applewood.
Substitute with approximately 470 yds / 423 m of Lace weight yarn with the following knitting gauge. The yarn amount may vary depending on the weight and type of the yarn you are using.

Needles and Notions
Size 4mm (US6) long circular needle. Adjust needle size if necessary to get the correct gauge.
Four stitch markers, tapestry needle, blocking pins.