Dancing Leaves Lace Shawl by Evelyn A. Clark
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Dancing Leaves Lace Shawl

December 2007
Light Fingering ?
20 stitches = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
950 yards (869 m)
22" (56 cm) long
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November 27, 2011 Errata: Page 3, below Dancing Leaves Repeat Row 15, should say: Repeat Rows 1–16 suggested times below. Start Dancing Leaves Border. (Delete: then work Rows 1–8.)

Lacy leaves dance around this shawl. Shaped as three quarters of a circle, it begins with a garter stitch neckband and ends with a scalloped border. This shawl stays on the shoulders and looks great on a variety of figure types, including the amply endowed. It also makes a wonderful cover-up for those in wheelchairs.

Since the border can be started at the end of any 16-row lace repeat, it is easy to customize the length. An option is included to add 1 or 3 beads to the scalloped edge. The lace can be knit in stockinette or garter stitch, and the shawl looks great in lace, fingering, Shetland/sport/DK, and worsted weight yarns.