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Calypso

Knitting
December 2013
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches in garter stitch after blocking
US 6 - 4.0 mm
0.75 mm
Inner crescent: 140cm/55in Depth (centre back): 61cm/24in
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Calypso has a unique teardrop shape achieved by working from the top down with 6 stitches increased every other row. The body of the shawl is in garter stitch with a double yarn-over lace border, finished with a beaded picot cast off.

Pattern has charts and written instructions.

For a video demo on adding beads using the crochet hook method please click here.

Materials:
1 skein Araucania Botany Lace, 100% Wool, 410m/437yds/100gr
4mm (US6) circular needles (80cm /32in long)
77 x 4mm (size 6/0) miracle beads
0.75mm (US 13) crochet hook for adding beads

Difficulty level:
Easy

Size:
Inner crescent: 140cm/55in
Depth (centre back): 61cm/24in

Tension:
15 sts and 28 rows over 10cm/4in in garter stitch after blocking.

Exact tension is not essential but a difference in tension may affect the amount of yarn used.

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