Coastal Crescent Shawl by Aliza Nevarie

Coastal Crescent Shawl

Knitting
July 2017
Lace ?
16 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in Swatch chart included in pattern
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 11 - 8.0 mm
0.6 mm
800 - 825 yards (732 - 754 m)
O/S
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The Coastal Crescent Shawl

Inspired by the British Columbian coast, the Coastal Crescent Shawl undulates through mountains and clouds, through a lacy mist and rain, to the crashing waves and sea spray of the Pacific Ocean, while a bead embellishment in the lace sparkles like water droplets in the sun.

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Note: pattern includes charts and written instructions.

Errata: The rows in Chart 2 are numbered incorrectly. . The first row is row should be 118, on the WS. The row number in the written instructions are correct. A corrected version will be sent out in the next couple of days.

Size:

O/S (Although notes are included for a smaller size)

Finished measurements after blocking:

Outside edge: 181”/460 cm
Inside edge: 93”/236 cm

Suggested Yarn:

1 skein of Sweet Fibre Yarns Merino Lace 100% Merino Wool Single Ply Lace 825 yards/754 metres, in the Tea Leaves colourway (note: the sample used almost all of the skien, save only 16 yards/14.5 metres);

or other lace weight yarn, approx. 810-890 yards/741-814 metres.

Needles

Size 7 US/4.5 mm circular needle 32”/80 cm long (but length not critical as knit flat)

Size 11 US/8 mm needle (any type) for bind off

Gauge

16 sts/22 rows = 4”x 4”/10 cm x 10 cm (Gauge Chart and written instructions included in pattern)

Note: Exact gauge is not critical, but finished measurements may change, as well as yardage/meterage

Notions

Size US 14/0.6 mm crochet hook, approx. 1000 size 6/0 glass seed beads (with some sparkle), tapestry needle, blocking pins, blocking wires (optional, but recommended).

Required Skills

Basic increases and decreases
Wrong side decreases
Central double decrease
Knitting with beads
Short-rows (wrap & turn or German)
Blocking