Candied Apples Shawl by Zsuzsa Kiss

Candied Apples Shawl

Knitting
November 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in measured on the sample
US 6 - 4.0 mm
300 - 1000 yards (274 - 914 m)
one size - adjustable
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The Candied Apples shawl is an asymmetrical piece that is knitted sideways. It has a zigzag edge on one side, which makes for an interesting shawl. It also features a combination of stockinette stitch and lace knitting for a more intricate texture. I originally designed this shawl pattern for my friend who is a beginner in lace knitting, and I have since made it simpler to make it easy to understand. You can use hand dyed or variegated yarns for this shawl — any kind of yarn will look great with this pattern. You can even use thicker yarns so you can use the shawl this winter. The pattern is adjustable, I give instructions how to adjust to your yarn. The pattern contains charted and written instructions. The pattern was tech edited and tested.

testers opinion
“It is a fun first lace shawl project. “ Knitbyhand
”Easy, well written pattern. Excellent for beginning knitters and anyone wanting an easy, relaxing knit“ T. Cox (TLC)
”Lovely pattern, well written and neatly arranged. Easy to read and easy to follow.“ jdsc
”This is a great pattern for anyone who has mastered the basics of knitting and purling and who is ready to venture out into the beginning of lace knitting. It is also a wonderful, relaxing pattern for more experienced knitters desiring a knit night social knitting project or a “work on while traveling” knit. Great design to play with a bit of color. “ nestinknitter

Yarn Used For The Sample
Araucania Puelo (100% Llama, 240 yards 220 m/100 g), color: PT 1968, 2 skeins

Suggested Yarns
Use yarn in DK, sport or fingering weight. Busy, gradient yarns can also work well with this pattern.

Needles Used For Sample
US 6 4 mm 32” 80 cm long - Choose a needle with you get a nice tension in stockinette stitch (not too loose, not too tight) - mostly works what is written on yarn band.

Size
Wingspan: 55” (140 cm),
depth at the middle: 19 3/4” (50 cm)

Notions
Tapestry needle, stitch markers.

Gauge
18 sts x 34 rows in 4 inches (10 cm) measured on the sample.
Please note that in this particular project getting the right gauge is not essential. However, working with different yarn weight / gauge will affect both the yardage and the final size of the project.

Required Skills

  • Knitting flat knit and purl
  • simple decreases
  • kfb
  • BO with elastic method

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