Candlelit Shawl by Helen Stewart

Candlelit Shawl

Knitting
November 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 6 - 4.0 mm
395 - 600 yards (361 - 549 m)
Small (Medium)
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This shawl is also available as part of the Essential Shawls Collection and as part of Knitvent 2014. You can buy the Essential Shawls Collection here: Essential Shawls and the Knitvent 2014 Collection here: Knitvent 2014


This lightweight shawl brings a little festive light into your knitting.

Work up the fully beaded version for seasonal sparkle or let the simple lace stitches allow your yarn to shine for a quicker but just as satisfying knit.

A fingering weight shawl to make use of that lovely one or two skeins in your stash for a special someone who is very deserving – whether that’s you or a loved one!

Finished Measurements
Small
Approximately 114cm (45”) diameter across
straight top edge
35cm (14”) neck to bottom edge
Medium
Approximately 132cm (52”) diameter across
straight top edge
46cm (18”) neck to bottom edge

Yarn
Small
Eden Cottage Yarns BFL Sock 100% Wool,
399m/436yds per 100g skein
, 1 x 100g skein,
Colour: Robin Egg
Or 1 x 100g skein of fingering or sock weight
yarn totaling approximately 399m/436yds
Medium
madelinetosh Tosh Sock 100% Superwash
Merino, 361m/395yds per 100g skein
,
1½ x 100g skeins, Colour: Sand Dune
Or 1½ x 100g skeins of fingering or sock weight
yarn totaling approximately 542m/592yds

Needles
4mm (US 6), 100cm (40”) long circular needles
(or size to obtain gauge)

Notions
Tapestry needle
1 Stitch marker
Approx. 600 beads/50g (850 beads/70g) size 6
seed beads (beads used in sample are Miyuki
beads)
US Steel Size 12/1.0mm Crochet hook (or hook
small enough to fit through holes in beads)

Huge thanks to my test knitters
Tinkhickman, OrigamiMoon, Candigirl429, LauraKnitsPA, Rebs16, RitaMiller, Knittengurl, ArianWenmcb, AquaPatty