Lava Lace Shawl by Dawn Cottone

Lava Lace Shawl

Knitting
March 2019
Nanostitch Laboratory Nano Fuzz
both are used in this pattern
Light Fingering ?
22 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in Garter Stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
830 yards (759 m)
Wingspan: 72” / 183cm; Depth: 14” / 36cm
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The Lava Lace Shawl is inspired by the beautiful black landscape and lava flows of the Big Island of Hawaii! It is knit from side-to-side, beginning with stripes that increase into a lace section before decreasing with more stripes.

Lace pattern is both charted and written out.

Measurements:
Wingspan: 72” / 183cm
Depth: 14” / 36cm

Yarn:
Main Color (MC) - Light Fingering Weight: 420yds / 384m
Contrasting Color (CC) - Lace Weight Mohair (held double) or Light Fingering Weight: 410yds / 375m

Sample shown in:
MC - NanoStitch Laboratory Scientific Sock (75% Merino, 25% Nylon; 463yds / 100g), Black Hole.
CC - NanoStitch Laboratory Kid Nano Fuzz (72% Kid Mohair, 28% Silk; 459yds / 50g), Marie Curie.

Needles:
US 5 / 3.75mm 16-24” / 40-60cm circular needle or size required to obtain gauge.

US 4/ 3.5mm 16-24” / 40-60cm circular needle or one size smaller than needle used to obtain gauge.

Notions:
Tapestry needle

Gauge:
22 sts x 34 rows = 4” in garter stitch, blocked. Gauge is not crucial but variations will affect yardage and final measurements.