Chaukor by Sandhya S.
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Chaukor

Knitting
February 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Chaukor Stitch Pattern
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
840 - 880 yards (768 - 805 m)
71 inches long, 13 inches wide
This pattern is available for free.

Chaukor (pronounced chalk-ore) is a rectangular shawl featuring a grid-like, textured lace pattern. The stitch pattern (worked over a multiple of 15 stitches and 18 rows) was inspired by the tie-and-dye fabrics of Rajasthan, India, and also the state’s breathtaking architecture – haveli windows in particular.

The pattern includes both written instructions and a chart.

To knit the shawl, you cast on a total of 81 stitches, including 6 border stitches (3 on either edge) that are knit on every row and 75 stitches (15 x 5) between the borders that are worked in the Chaukor stitch pattern.