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Fiore di Mare Shawlette

Knitting
August 2010
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
US 6 - 4.0 mm
300 - 450 yards (274 - 411 m)
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Inspired by Niebling’s flowers, this shawlette is worked starting at the bottom of the triangle and, at the end of the flower the “tails” are worked separately, shaped with short rows.
The edge is knitted at the same time as the body of the shawlette and this PDF contains a photo tutorial on wrapped short rows, both on right and wrong side rows.

Pattern in both chart and text format.

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Materials :
Fingering weight wool ( 400 m/100 g - 437yd/ 3.5oz): approx. 95g/3.35 oz – 380m/416yd . Gauge :14st x 24rows on 10cm/4” - stockinette stitch
Needles size 4.00mm – US 6.
or
Lace weight wool (700m/ 100g - 766yd/3.5oz) : approx. 48g/1.69 oz - 336m/368yd
Gauge :19st x 28rows on 10cm/4” - stockinette stitch
Needles size 4.00mm – US 6
or
Light fingering weight wool (640 m/113 grams – 700 yd/ 3.99 oz) : approx. 45g/ 1.59oz 250m/ 274yd
Needles size 3.75mm – US 5

Finished measurements of pink shawlette (lace weight wool): 51cm/ 21.1“ from neck to bottom point - 87cm/34.25” in its widest part – 84cm/ 33.1” from top of tail to point
Finished measurements of oatmeal shawlette (fingering wool) : 56cm/ 22” from neck to bottom point - 106cm / 41.73” in its widest part – 95cm/ 37.4” from top tail to bottom point.
Finished measurements of burgundy shawlette knit by seaglass (light fingering wool) : 40.7cm/ 16” from neck to bottom point - 106cm / 48” wing to wing

I have noticed that Harrisville New England Shetland is listed on Ravelry as 197 yards on 50 grams but the ballband on the wool I used says 217 yards on 50 grams. So, please, be aware that if this wool now actually has only 197 yards, then two balls of them might be insufficient and the needle size suggested might be too small.

Thank you very much, seaglass, for test knitting this pattern !