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Falling Water Shawl

Knitting
October 2010
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
16 stitches = 4 inches in stockinette stitch, after blocking
US 7 - 4.5 mm
360 - 460 yards (329 - 421 m)
medium, large
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This simple but elegant top-down triangle shawl was inspired by art deco style and named after Frank Lloyd Wright’s striking house, Fallingwater, of the same period. Worked in a shimmery wool/silk blend, the body of stockinette is graced by the “Fountain” lace stitch and a short lace border. The size can be easily adjusted by changing the yarn weight and needle size, or by changing the length of the stockinette portion (instructions in Pattern Notes).

Both charted and written instructions are provided.

3/17/11 Note: If you use markers for the lace section, you will have to move one marker over to the right after each repeat.

DIFFICULTY: Easy

SAMPLE MEASUREMENTS (after blocking)
Medium: 56 x 22.5 inches
Large: 64 x 30 inches

Medium (copper) sample was knit in Saffron Dyeworks Mica DK, color: Cocoa Berry, 1.5 skeins.
Large (blue-green) sample was knit in Squoosh Silky DK, color: Cape Blanco, 2 skeins (note that the sample used almost 2 skeins exactly).