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In Vino Veritas

Knitting
March 2013
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
400 yards (366 m)
one size
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Stripes, lace and texture are the ingredients that went into the blend that is In Vino Veritas. An easy-to-work snowdrop lace pattern in two colors forms the main part of this small shawl. A ribbed section topped off with a row of eyelets follows the stripes, while short rows create the crescent shape. You could change things up by working the shawl in one variegated skein instead of two different colors, or by working the striped section in more than two colors. Taking just 280 yards (256m) of the main color and 120 yards (110m) of the contrasting color, it’s the perfect little project for a pretty fingering or sock yarn.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Length along top AFTER BLOCKING: 50 inches or 127cm.
Depth from top edge to center of bottom edge AFTER BLOCKING: 14.5 inches or 37cm.
Depth from top edge on side edge AFTER BLOCKING: 9 inches or 23cm.

YARN USED TO MAKE SHAWL PICTURED
Knit Picks Gloss Fingering 70% merino wool, 30% silk; 220yds/201m per 50g; colors:
Main color (MC): Velveteen; 2 skeins.
Contrasting color (CC): Hawk; 1 skein.

MATERIALS NEEDED
Fingering weight wool blend or 100% wool yarn, approximately 280yds (256m) of the main color and 120yds (110m) of the contrasting color.

1 US #6/4mm circular needle of 29 inches (40cm) in length or longer or size needed to obtain gauge.
1 darning needle.

GAUGE
18 sts/24 rows = 4 x 4 inches (10 x 10cm) in stockinette stitch after blocking.

PATTERN NOTES
The shawl is worked from the bottom up, with short rows to create the crescent shape.