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Arimono Shawl

Knitting
November 2012
Light Fingering / 3 ply ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
500 yards (457 m)
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Errata available: tricksyknitter.com

New edition with two sizes now available!

Arimono is a top down, triangular shawl with bands of chevron lace and stockinette, finished off with diamond lace and garter stitch punctuated by simple slip stitches. The triangular points of the lace fit neatly into the shaping of the shawl for a satisfyingly geometric design. Straightforward stitch patterns and lots of rest rows make this a nice way to ease into lace knitting. And the contrasts between lace, garter stitch, and stockinette are a beautiful way to showcase hand dyed yarns.

Skill Level easy-intermediate (basic knit/purl, basic lace)

Yarn 2 skeins Sweatermaker Yarns Maggie, light fingering weight, 70% silk 30% cashmere, 50 g/230 m per skein

Finished Measurements
Approx 49” wide by 24½” high after blocking

Needles Circular needles US 4/3.5mm, long enough to accommodate a large number of stitches. Because this is a top-down, triangular shawl, the rows are very short at the beginning, but increase to over 300 sts by the end.

Other Supplies 2 stitch markers, pins for blocking, blunt yarn needle

Thank You to jstdt3t for knitting the large sample!