Little Sparrow Shawl by Kira Dulaney
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Little Sparrow Shawl

August 2012
Lace ?
21 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in Little Sparrow Stitch, blocked
US 3 - 3.25 mm
700 yards (640 m)
38" wide at widest point, 19" long
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This whisper-light shawl drapes gracefully from the shoulders, with a pretty lace border radiating out from a simple textured yoke. The ¾-circle shape keeps it in place without the need for a pin. This is a deceptively simple design, with an intricate-looking result.

4” = 21 sts and 27 rows in Little Sparrow Pattern, blocked
4” = 26 sts and 44 rows in Loop Stitch, blocked
Note: yarns shown do not have recommended gauges, but knit at 24 sts to 4” in stocking stitch on size 3 needles.

Width: 38” at widest point
Length: 19”

700 yards lace weight yarn
US 3 (3.25mm) 36” or longer circular needles or size needed to obtain gauge
yarn needle

Red shawl is knit in Tactile Fiber Arts Klamath Lace, burgundy shawl is knit in Dream in Color It’s Native.