Greenhorn by Zsuzsa Kiss

Greenhorn

Knitting
June 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
US 4 - 3.5 mm
500 - 600 yards (457 - 549 m)
one size
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Greenhorn shawl is designed for learning lace knitting. I used very simple lace patterns, but its combinations give a very nice look - not only for beginners!
As warm up you knit a stockinette stitch section, than you start with a double yo pattern. After then you add a new row to the pattern, and a new again, always only a very tiny change! Between lace patterns you will get some “rest time” with some stockinette knitting. You won’t notice: you are confident with lace knitting.
You are not a beginner? Don’t worry, this pattern will be a great relaxing no-brain project.

Construction:
This shawl is a top down triangular shawl, begins with a garter tab.
I’ve written this pattern more detailed, as I do usual, to make it more easier to follow. The pattern contains charted and written instructions. Pattern is tested.

TESTERS WROTE
“I’m very happy with this pattern, it’s easy and beautiful, a truly relaxation. It’s easy to follow, the shawl is elegant, ready to be worn this summer.” Dya
“This pattern was very easy to follow, and contains lots of assistance for newer lace knitters. The shawl is beautiful and looks more difficult than it really is.” jdsc

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YARN USED FOR THE SAMPLE
Wollmeise Pure (100% merino, 574 yards 525 m/150g), 540 yards 490 m
Color: Ooohm

SUGGESTED YARNS
Use solid or semisolid yarn in sport or fingering weight. Busy yarns wouldn’t work well with this pattern. 


NEEDLES USED FOR SAMPLE
US 4 3.5 mm 32” 80 cm long

SIZE
Wingspan: 51” (192 cm), 

depth at the middle: 26 1/2” (65 cm)

NOTIONS
Stitch markers, tapestry needle.

GAUGE
21 sts x 38 rows in 10 cm (4 inches) in st st.
Please note that in this particular project getting the right gauge is not essential. However, working with different yarn weight / gauge will affect both the yardage and the final size of the project as well.

REQUIRED SKILLS
• Knitting flat knit and purl
• Simple lace knitting - even if you never knitted
lace, it’s fine, every step is explained detailed.
• BO with elastic method - also explained
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