Lumina by Jennifer Dassau


DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
15" depth and 42" wingspan; customizable
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Lumina is a reversible, squared semicircular shawl inspired by a glowing, hand-dyed silk blend yarn in a beautifully draping DK weight. Beginning with a garter tab cast on, it is fully reversible with a garter stitch body and easy transitions to the lace edging patterns. Designed to maximize every yard of a special yarn, instructions are included to customize for differing amounts of yardage.

Techniques & Skills Used: garter tab provisional CO, knit/purl, lace; this pattern includes both charts and written instructions for the lace edging.

Size: 15” deep and 42” across wingspan, after blocking.

Yarn: Barking Dog Yarns Cassiopeia (50% Merino, 50% Silk; 230 yards/100g); 2 skeins, shown in Pinot Noir. For similar size and drape, choose a wool and silk blend dk weight yarn.

Other Materials: US 6 (4mm) 40” circular needle; US 9 (5.5mm) needle for bind off; Stitch markers (6); Yarn needle; Scrap yarn for provisional CO.

Thank you to my lovely testers, and to my wonderful tech editor Kate Vanover.

For questions or to show off your work, please visit my Ravelry group, The Knitting Vortex.