Joann Elizabeth Beaded Faroese Shawl by Leedra Scott

Joann Elizabeth Beaded Faroese Shawl

Knitting
February 2014
Light Fingering ?
10 stitches and 14 rows = 2 inches
in Stockinette
US 8 - 5.0 mm
4.0 mm (G)
850 - 950 yards (777 - 869 m)
One Size
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This shawl begins at the neck and is designed with the shoulder shaping that all Faroese shawls have. The neck border continues down the shawl to create a beautiful seed stitch edging on each side of the shawl.

This pattern does not have any complicated stitches, but all right side rows are different and does require concentration due to the different rows. All wrong side rows are purl across the complete row. This shawl is seamless, so there is no sewing.

The pattern includes a link to a tutorial for adding beads, instead of stringing before beginning. If you do not want beads the shawl can be knit without adding the beads.

The pattern is not charted, but is fully written, with line by line written instructions.

I have designed several shawls and decided it was time I named one for my Mama, who always believed in and encouraged me in all that I pursued in life. Mama went to be with her Lord in the Spring of 2012.

Measurements:
Center back 20 1/2 inches.
Tip to tip is 60 inches.

Materials:
• Fingering Weight Yarn: 900 yards
• Stitch markers
• Darning needle
• Small amount of contrasting waste yarn – for provisional cast on

Needles Used:
• US 8 (5mm) circular 32” (80cm)
• US 8 (5mm) double point set (optional)
• US 9 (5.5mm) double point – for bind off
• Crochet Hook F (3.75mm) or G (4mm) – for provisional cast on

Gauge:
• 2 inches = Approximately 10 stitches and 14 rows
Producing the desired fabric is more important than obtaining
an exact gauge. Adjust yardage accordingly.

Techniques Used:
• Basic lace – stitches used are yo, k2tog, p2tog, ssk, skpo, sk2po, M1L, M1R
• Provisional Cast On
• Picot Bind Off

Additional Pattern Details:
• Detailed row by row written instructions in a professionally designed layout
• Tested and edited
• Easy-to-read font
• File size: 693 KB
•8 pages, full color

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