Elowen by Anniken Allis
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Elowen

Knitting
July 2017
Lace ?
18 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in 18 sts and 30 rows to 10cm over Chart A on 3.5mm needles
US 4 - 3.5 mm
Inner crescent: 180cm (71in) Depth: 51cm (20in)

Anniken Allis’s exquisite crescent shawl will be enthralling to knit, thanks to its mix of lace stitches, techniques such as the Turkish cast-on and Russian cast-off, and an unusual edging. The show-stopping edging is knitted on to the live stitches of the centre panel. The shawl is knitted in a wool-silk laceweight yarn from West Yorkshire Spinners.

Find a tutorial for the Turkish Garter Tab Cast and Russian Cast Off. There are more tutorials by Anniken here.

Size
Inner crescent: 180cm (71in) Depth: 51cm (20in)

Yarn
West Yorkshire Spinners Exquisite Lace (Laceweight; 80% Falkland wool, 20% mulberry silk; 800m/875yds per 100g skein) Rose (560); 1 x 100g skein.

NEEDLES & ACCESSORIES
3.5mm (UK 10-9/US 4) circular needles, 80cm long

TENSION
18 sts and 30 rows to 10cm over Chart A on 3.5mm needles

YARN STOCKISTS
West Yorkshire Spinners 01535 664500 www.wyspinners.com

SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS
SJ: Single join. Join one stitch of edging to one stitch of centre panel (live sts) by K2tog. Two edging rows are joined to one stitch of centre panel.
RCO: Russian Cast-off. K2, slip both sts back to LH needle, K2tog tbl, K1, slip both sts back to LH needle, K2tog tbl; rep from to end.
For general abbreviations, see p81