Cables and Lace Shawlette by Michael Harrigan

Cables and Lace Shawlette

March 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
US 4 - 3.5 mm
400 - 410 yards (366 - 375 m)
47x22 inches/119x55.75 cm)
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This is the first time I’ve designed a shawl using cables and wanted to combine this traditional element with lace stitches. You’ll find 5 cable columns surrounded by an openwork pattern of lace stitches - on each half of the shawlette.

It’s a relatively simple pattern to follow and shouldn’t present any problems to knitters who have learned how to knit cables and have learned the basics of lace: yarn overs and decreases.

I used a bit less than 1 full skein of this fingering weight merino yarn and it yielded an accessory that measures 47x22 inches/119x55.75 cm) after blocking.

You’ll find that wet blocking is essential to open up the lace and even out the shape.

Errata (June 14, 2016)
Row 107, on the center section in black there are 11 stitches, and it should read as follows:
…K1, K3, YO, K1, YO, K3, K1…
It currently reads:
…K1, K3, YO, K3, YO, K1, K1…