Breakwater Shawl by Stephannie Tallent

Breakwater Shawl

September 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
650 - 690 yards (594 - 631 m)
One size
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Lace swooshes into Aran Lace cables in this crescent shawl.

The shawl is worked up from the lace and cable edging, which blends into the garter stitch main body.

Finished Measurements
Edge depth: 8 in / 20.5cm
Center depth: 12in / 30.5cm
Outer edge length: 82¼ in / 209cm
Inner edge length: 51¾ in / 131.5cm

SweetGeorgia Merino Silk Fine, 50% merino / 50% silk (380 yds / 347m per 3.53oz / 100g), 2 skeins of Basil. As shown sample used 665 yds / 608m.

US3 / 3.25mm needles, or size to obtain gauge for lace

average 20.5 sts and 29 rows = 4in / 10 cm in lace and cabled edging (blocked)
22 sts and 40 rows = 4in / 10cm in garter st (blocked)
See PATTERN NOTES for swatch information.
Precise gauge is not necessary, but alterations in gauge will affect yarn requirements and finished size.

yarn needle, stitch markers as desired, (2) cable needles

lace knitting, cabling, short rows
Both charts and line by line instructions are provided.