Catalina by Anniken Allis

Catalina

Knitting
May 2015
Lace ?
17 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches
in Chart C
US 4 - 3.5 mm
0.75 mm
3.0 mm
870 - 1740 yards (796 - 1591 m)
Small, Medium, Large - see notes for details
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The Catalina cape is worked from the top down with triple increases on Row 1, which creates an attractive crescent shape. It has an all-over lace pattern with beads on the lower half, followed by a pretty beaded edge and Crochet Chain Bind-Off (video tutorial).

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Small (Medium, Large)
Width (at top edge): 241/2 (341/2, 41) in./62 (88, 104) cm
Width (at lower edge): 49 (64, 821/2) in./124.5 (162.5, 209.5) cm
Length: 221/2 (221/2, 221/2) in./57 (57, 57) cm

YARN
Bijou Basin Ranch Bijou Spun Seraphim, lace weight #1 yarn, 95% angora/5% viscose, 435 yd./398 m, 1.75 oz./50 g x 2 (3, 4) balls Eggplant

NEEDLES AND OTHER MATERIALS
US 4 (3.5 mm) circular needle, 32 in. 80 cm long
US 4 (3 mm) crochet hook
962 (1,258, 1,628) rainbow-colored size 8 Japanese glass seed beads (thebeadroom.co.uk, #639 Rainbow)
US 13 (0.75 mm) steel crochet hook (for adding beads)
1 small button
Tapestry needle

GAUGE
17 sts x 25 rows in Chart C patt after blocking = 4 in./10 cm square.