Fluted Lace Shawl by Carolyn Wyborny

Fluted Lace Shawl

Knitting
April 2020
DK (11 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
800 yards (732 m)
One Size: 58 inches (147.3 cm) wide and 25 inches (63.5 cm) high in center, after blocking
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In my ongoing explorations of vintage knitting patterns, I have been investigating how heavier-gauge knitting yarns impact vintage stitch patterns originally shown in very fine, firm yarns. I wanted to try a complicated edging in a heavier, softer yarn to create a dramatic statement.

Materials

  • Lisa Souza Dyeworks Polwarth Silk, 85% polwarth wool/15% tussah silk, DK weight, 400 yard (366 m)/4.8 oz (136 gram) skein, 2 skeins of Blue Steel
  • Needles, size 7 (4.5 mm) and 9 (5.5 mm) circ 32 inches (80 cm) or longer to accommodate the number of sts
  • Spare circ 32 inches (80 cm) in same size or smaller than main needle (if not using interchangeable needles)
  • Stitch markers
  • Tapestry needle

Finished size: 58 inches (147.3 cm) wide and 25 inches (63.5 cm) high in center, after blocking
Gauge: 18 sts and 38 rows = 4 inches (10.2 cm) in garter