Beneath the Moon Shawl by Stephannie Tallent
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Beneath the Moon Shawl

Knitting
November 2016
Lace ?
35 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Leaf Lace Repeat
US 2 - 2.75 mm
1450 - 1600 yards (1326 - 1463 m)
One size, detailed guidance given for altering
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This lovely laceweight shawl, worked as a wedge / vortex, incorporates a pretty vintage leaf pattern with a flower edging. The versatile shape can be worn a variety of ways!

The swatch chart is presented both as a regular chart and as a Stitch Map.

Line by line instructions included as a separate PDF.

One Size (easily altered, directions given)

Finished Measurements
Measurements do not include crocheted bind off.
Outer edge of curve (cast on to last row): 92 in / 234 cm
Top Edge: 47 in / 120 cm

Yarn
Mrs Crosby Reticule, 100% Merino wool (840 yds / 768 m per 100 g), 2 skeins. Shown in Peacock colorway. Sample weighed 171 g and used 1436yds / 1313 m.

Needles
US2 / 2.75mm, or size to obtain gauge
3.25mm crochet hook if doing crochet bind off

Gauge
Leaf lace pattern repeat (blocked): 2¾ in / 7 cm over 24 sts and 6 in / 15 cm over 48 rows
Gauge is important. Alterations in gauge will affect yarn requirements and finished size.

Notions
yarn needle
13 stitch markers if desired to separate repeats of flowers

Skills
lace knitting
twisted stitches both RS and WS
binding off either knitwise (or) crochet

Line by line instructions included as a separate PDF.

Abbreviations used:

CDI Center double increase: K1 through back loop, k1 in next stitch, insert left needle from left to right under vertical strand between stitches just made, knit this strand through back loop.
K1 TBL Knit through the back loop
K Knit
K2TOG Knit two stitches together
K3TOG Knit three stitches together
k4tog Knit four stitches together
KFB Knit into the front of the stitch, leaving the stitch on the needle, and then knit into the back of the same stitch
M1R From the back, lift the horizontal strand between stitches with the left needle; knit through the front loop.
M1P From the back, lift the horizontal strand between stitches with the left needle; purl through the front loop.
P1 TBL Purl through the back loop
P Purl
P2TOG Purl two stitches together
P3TOG Purl three stitches together
RS / WS Right side / wrong side
SK2P Slip one stitch knitwise, knit the two stitches together, then pass the slipped stitch over.
SSK Slip two stitches knitwise, then knit slipped stitches together through the back loop
SSKS Slip two stitches knitwise, then knit slipped stitches together. Slip this stitch back to the left hand needle, and slip the second stitch on the left hand needle over this stitch.
SSP Slip two stitches purlwise, then purl slipped stitches together through the back loop
ST ST Stockinette stitch
ST(S) Stitch(es)
YO Yarnover
wyif/wyib With yarn in front/back
(k1, p1, k1, p1) in one stitch
Knit, leaving the stitch on the needle, then purl, knit, and then purl into the same stitch
(k1, p1, k1) in one stitch
Knit, leaving the stitch on the needle, then purl, and then knit into the same stitch
(p1, k1, p1) in one stitch
Purl, leaving the stitch on the needle, then knit, and then purl into the same stitch

01/08/2017: Correction to Swatch Chart Legend only: RS Sl1 wyib, WS Sl1 wyif (correct on all other charts, correct in line by line instructions)