Buttercream Shawl by Annette Petavy

Buttercream Shawl

February 2014
Lace ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in double crochet w/ mohair yarn B, after blocking
3.5 mm (E)
1167 yards (1067 m)
67" wide and 33½" long at center.
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This pattern is available from interweave.com for $7.99.

This shawl is all about the contrast between two very different fibers—slick, firm linen and soft, fluffy mohair.

Pierrot Yarns Irish Linen (yarn A) (100% linen; 828 yd 757 m/3½ oz 100 g): 597-21 ivory, 1 cone.

Pierrot Yarns Cutie Mohair (yarn B) (28% mohair, 28% acrylic, 14% superwash wool, 30% nylon; 339 yd 310 m/¾ oz 25 g); 520-24 light papaya, 1 ball.

HOOK Size E/4 (3.5 mm) Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

NOTIONS St markers (m) in two colors: 1 marker in one color (”permanent” marker to mark the center stitch) + 6 markers in contrasting color; yarn needle.

GAUGE 18 dc and 24 rows = 4” with yarn B, after blocking.

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