Garden Arbor Shawl by Kira Dulaney

Garden Arbor Shawl

Knitting
July 2011
DK (11 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking stitch, blocked
US 6 - 4.0 mm
440 - 900 yards (402 - 823 m)
45(60, 80)" wide, 20(27, 37)" long
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This quickly knit shawl starts with a simple stocking stitch and eyelet pattern, and then transforms into an all-over lace pattern. As a whole, it resembles leaves growing up a trellis at the beginning of spring. The pattern is a good introduction to reading charts for lace knitting, since the stitch is geometric and easy to follow visually once it’s established. The first few rows are written out to assist those new to reading charts.

GAUGE
4” = 19 sts and 30 rows in Stocking Stitch, blocked
Note: yarns shown usually knit at 21-23 sts to 4” in Stocking Stitch

FINISHED DIMENSIONS
Width: 45(60, 80)“
Length: 20(27, 37)”

MATERIALS
440(650, 900) yards DK weight yarn
1 yard waste yarn
US 6 (4mm) 29” or longer circular needle or size needed to obtain gauge
US G-6 (4mm) or larger crochet hook
stitch markers
yarn needle

Yarn shown in grey is Abundant Earth Fiber Verdant
Yarn shown in purple (modeled) is handspun 2-ply MJ’s Yarn Merino Dream Roving
Yarn shown in purple (on lattice) is Rowan Purelife Revive
Yarn shown in green is Bee Sweet Bamboo

ERRATA: 8/25/11 new version was uploaded with a correction in Chart 2. Messages were sent out with a link to the corrected pattern, if you didn’t get one, e mail kirakdesigns@gmail.com. If you bought the pattern after 8/25/11, you have the correct version.