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ArachnoShawl

ArachnoMania
The Knitting Vortex
Knitting
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
150 - 440 yards (137 - 402 m)
Sock yarn shawl (DK shawlette) {DK shawl}
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A triangular shawl with simple stockinette body and beaded cobweb frill ruffle border. Dropped stitches produce the open edging, which is worked from the bottom up and creates a weblike construction studded with shiny beads. Written in three sizes, with instructions for a Sock yarn shawl, a DK shawlette, and a DK shawl; the edging may also be made as wide or as narrow as desired.

Techniques Used: long-tail CO, knit/purl, beading (crochet hook method), increasing/decreasing, dropped stitches; edging stitch pattern is both written and charted.

Experience Level: Intermediate.

Size: Sock yarn shawl 48” x 21”
(DK shawlette 36” x 18”) {DK shawl 48” x 21”}, after blocking

Yarn:
Sock yarn shawl: Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light (100% superwash wool; 440 yards); 1 skein, Denim.
(DK shawlette: Malabrigo Silky Merino (50% merino wool, 50% silk; 150 yards); 1 skein Cape Cod Grey).
{DK shawl: Malabrigo Silky Merino (50% merino wool, 50% silk; 150 yards); 2 skeins Plum Blossom}.

Other Materials:
US 5 (US 7) 40” circular needle.
305 (567) {909} Size 6/0 seed beads.
Size 1.25 mm crochet hook for placing beads.
yarn needle.

Gauge: Sock yarn shawl: 15 st x 40 rows/4” in stockinette stich; approximately 6 horizontal web repeats/4”.
(DK shawlette & shawl: 12 st x 34 rows/4” in stockinette; approximately 5 horizontal web repeats/4”),
after blocking.
Gauge is not critical for this project; however, a different gauge may result in a smaller or larger finished shawl, and different yardage requirements.

The ArachnoShawl is available as an individual pattern, and as part of the ArachnoMania collection.

For questions or to show off your shawl,please visit my Ravelry group The Knitting Vortex.