Holden by Mindy Wilkes

Holden

Knitting
September 2010
Light Fingering ?
18 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
430 - 800 yards (393 - 732 m)
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This was a free pattern until December 30, 2013. The free pattern (version 9.26.10) has the instructions to make one size (small) in fingering weight yarn and is no longer available unless you have it in your Ravelry library. The current pattern contains instructions to make 3 sizes in either fingering weight yarn or lace weight yarn.

The Basics
Holden is a classic top-down triangular shawl. Inspired by the waves breaking along the shore, the shawl features wavy lace and is finished with a lovely picot edge.

This pattern has been professionally tech edited by Heather Zoppetti and has been test knit. The pattern includes both written and charted instructions.

Sizing
Sizes S (M, L)
49 across x 23 deep (51.5 across x 26 deep, 71 across x 32 deep) in.
124.5 across x 58 deep (131 across x 66 deep, 180 across x 81 deep) cm.

Yarn
430 (550, 800) yards/393 (503, 732) meters lace or fingering weight yarn.

The small and large versions of the shawl are shown in Malabrigo Sock in Aguas (small) and Cote d’ Azure (large). The medium version of the shawl is shown in Malabrigo Lace in Emerald Blue.

Needles
US 5 (3.75 mm) for lace version/US 6 (4mm) for fingering version, 40 inch or longer circular needles, or size needed to achieve gauge.

Notions
Yarn needle, stitch marker(s) if desired.

Gauge
18 sts and 30 rows/4 inches (10 cm) in stockinette stitch, after blocking.

Techniques Used
Knitting
Purling
Decreasing (k2tog, ssk)
Yarn overs
Long tail cast on
Garter tab
Picot bind off

Skills needed include: basic knitting skills, knitted cast-on, k2tog, ssk, yarn over.