First Shawl by Kay Meadors

First Shawl

by Kay Meadors
no longer available from 1 source show
Knitting
May 2009
Light Fingering ?
20 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
770 - 800 yards (704 - 732 m)
one size
Flag of English English
Discontinued. This digital pattern is no longer available online.

6/25/10
I am reworking this shawl to be a shawlette, so bear with me.
I designed this shawl for Pieheart. She needed a shawl for a group of knitters who wanted to try their first lace project. I needed to make a shawl for my dear cousin Carol, so I did both.
I call this “First Shawl” for 3 reasons. It can be a first for someone who has never knit a shawl, a first for someone who has never knitted lace, and a first for someone who has never used beads in knitting.
I am very pleased with how it turned out. I used a sock weight yarn, my favorite, Jojoland Melody. I used a fairly large needle, size 8. I used size 6 beads, 30 grams, approximately 500.
Please feel free to contact me for use in a beginner lace class or bead knitting class.

Visit me on my blog.
As long as the copyright is included, this pattern may be freely shared.
This pattern may not be sold.