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Limerick

Knitting
August 2009
Lace / 2 ply ?
23 stitches and 43 rows = 4 inches in Main Lace
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
4.0 mm (G)
327 - 563 yards (299 - 515 m)
S, L
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Limerick is a lace shawl in two sizes worked top-down beginning at the center back and gradually increases at four points, forming the triangular shape. This short and sweet shawl looks great in both handpainted and self-striping yarns. The smaller size can be made with just one skein of sock yarn.

The pattern is charted only, but the lace patterns are quite simple and easy to memorize. There are guidelines on adjusting the sizing. The main lace pattern flows into the edging pattern, forming gently pointed edges.

A tutorial for getting started on Limerick can be found here

For size Small, yarn required is fingering or sport weight yarn
Gauge is 19 stitches/32 rows in Main Lace

Finished Measurements:
Small: 46” wide x 19.5” tall at center
Large: 58.5” wide x 23” tall at center