Gossamer Lace Shawl by Kira Dulaney

Gossamer Lace Shawl

Knitting
September 2015
Lace ?
14 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in Punchwork, blocked
US 5 - 3.75 mm
580 yards (530 m)
Width from center to tip along neck edge: 44.5" Length at center back: 19.25"
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Whisper-light fabric and lace details combine for a gracefully elegant shawl. The center panel framed by curving lace wings was inspired by Faroese shawls and creates a shape that sits nicely on the shoulders. The stitch patterns are both written and charted, making this a deceptively simple project.

GAUGE
4” = 14 sts and 36 rows in Punchwork, blocked
Note: yarn shown has no recommended gauge, but was knit loosely and then blocked under tension.

FINISHED DIMENSIONS
Width from center to tip along neck edge: 44.5”
Length at center back: 19.25”

MATERIALS
580 yards lace weight yarn
US 5 (3.75mm) 29” or longer circular needles or size needed to obtain gauge
stitch markers
yarn needle
pins for blocking

Yarn shown in purple is Zen Yarn Garden Serenity Lace, and yarn shown in blue is Southwest Trading Company Xie