Forte by Tabetha Hedrick


March 2012
Lace ?
16 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Forte Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1200 yards (1097 m)
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This shawl is wonderfully simple, delicate, and light. Add beads or use a shimmery yarn for an amazing shawl to wear during the holiday season!

A triangular shawl

Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Finished Measurements:
82” / 208 cm wide, 33” in / 84 cm deep (from back of neck)

Suggested Yarn:
1200 yd / 1097 m Lace Weight CYC #1
Sample shown in: 1 skein Mountain Colors Winter Lace (1200 yds / 1097 m per 3.5 oz / 100 g ball; 50% wool, 50% silk) in Harmony Lake

Size 6 US (4 mm) needles
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain correct finished gauge.

4 Stitch markers (optional), tapestry needle

Finished (blocked) Gauge:
16 sts and 24 rows = 4” / 10 cm in Forte Stitch
Please note that while gauge is not critical to the finished piece, it does affect the amount of yarn used and the size of the finished shawl. Adjust this in your planning.

Pattern Notes:
This triangular-shaped shawl is worked from the neck down.
The stitch pattern is both written and charted for your preference.
With the charts, RS rows are worked from right to left, while WS rows are worked from left to right.