Caprice by Anniken Allis


January 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in Stitch pattern
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
0.75 mm
800 yards (732 m)
Size: Length: 178cm/70in Depth (at lace end): 88cm/34½in
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Caprice is worked from tip to the lace edging. Simple garter stitch stripes are blended with crossed stitches and simple lace to create a shawl that’s fun to knit and wear.

Northbound Knitting Merino Fingering Singles (4ply; 100% Superwash Merino; 365m/400yds per 100g) x 1 skein each Frisky and Oleander
4mm (UK 8/US 6) knitting needles
Schoppel 6 Karat (heavy lace; 80% merino/20% Silk; 600m/656yds per 100gr) x 1 skein each 7641 and 8805
3.75mm (UK 9/US 5) knitting needles

57 6mm miracle beads, pink or silver (optional)
0.75mm crochet hook (for adding beads)

Difficulty level:

Length: 178cm/70in
Depth (at lace end): 88cm/34½in

20 sts and 20 rows over 10cm/4in in stitch pattern from section 1 and 2, after blocking.
Exact tension is not essential but a difference in tension may affect the final size and amount of yarn used.

Tutorials can be found on my website for Knitting with beads and Elongated Crossed Stitches.

k2w should read: k3w - Insert RH ndl knitwise into next st, wrap yarn 3 times around RH ndl and finish st as normal.

The following info is missing after the edging has been worked:
Cast off using Russian cast-off.

Updated version was uploaded on 12 February 2015.