Kristall by Katya Wilsher


July 2011
Lace ?
24 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Center lace pattern
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1200 yards (1097 m)
one size
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Inspiration for this shawl came from filet crochet, where one can create an image using eyelets and fabric. Katya played with the idea of creating negative and positive images of a diamond pattern: one a fabric pattern on an eyelet background and another an eyelet pattern on a fabric background.

Finished measurements
Approximately 21”/53.5 cm wide and 70”/178 cm long after blocking.

1225 yds/1120 m of laceweight yarn.
Yarn shown is JaggerSpun Zephyr Wool-silk 2/18 (50% merino wool, 50% silk, 630 yds/576 m in 2 oz/57 g): #76 Mahogany.

Size 4 (3.5 mm): straight.

Tapestry needle, spare length of waste yarn, stitch holder.

• 24 sts and 30 rows in 4”/10 cm in Center Lace stitch;
Gauge is not critical for the shawl. Keep in mind that if gauge is different, amount of yarn required and finished measurements of the shawl will be different.