Faroese Shawls - Icelandic Laceweight Version by Elizabeth Zimmermann and Meg Swansen
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Faroese Shawls - Icelandic Laceweight Version

Knitting
September 2014
Lace ?
3 stitches = 1 inch
in garter
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1000 yards (914 m)
28" by 44"
This pattern is available in print for $5.00.

The shawl can be any size you wish, and knitted at any gauge. There is a center-back gusset which is usually the width of one repeat of your chosen lace motif. There are side-selvedges at each edge which can be any width you like. Shoulder shaping is worked about halfway between the lace panel and the top.
General Overview: Cast on loosely at the lower edge and establish 4 decrease points.
Pattern included for two styles of shawl, laceweight version and jumperweight wool (32” from center neck to lower edge and wingspan from center-neck to outer tip 44”. 2000 yards.)