Contentment Shawl by Michelle Krause

Contentment Shawl

November 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 29 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch, with smaller needle, after blocking.
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
395 yards (361 m)
One size.
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This pretty one-skein crescent-shaped shawl is worked from the bottom up with a pretty lace border reminiscent of the lace pattern of the Contentment Cowl. The stockinette stitch body is shaped with short rows and finishes with a lovely eyelet edge at the top of the shawl.

Two shawls are shown here. One is in Madelinetosh Tosh Sock and the colour is Oak. The second shawl is in Red Sock Blue Sock Comfort Sock and the colour is Eggplant.

Pattern includes notes, list of abbreviations, diagram, and the lace stitch is both charted and written.

Finished measurements: Approximately 16.5 inches (42 cm) wide at middle and 65 inches (165 cm) long, blocked.

Skills required: knitting lace, working short rows, blocking lace. Stitches used: k, p, sl pwise wyif, k2tog, p2tog, SKP, ssk, yo.

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