Margrit's Pi Shawl by Tanja Luescher
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Margrit's Pi Shawl

February 2014
Lace / 2 ply ?
21.5 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
1225 yards (1120 m)
52" (132 cm) in diameter
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Margrit is a Pi-Shawl featuring four different lace patterns and a beautiful border. It is named after my mother in law. She’s living with my husband and me because she has Alzheimer’s and from the first tiny sections of this shawl she always told me how beautiful she thinks it is.
Tech-edited by Cupani, test knit by AshwiniJ, Robebe, nicemrsharris, puffycats, FiaKnit and bjlatham.

Size: 52” (132 cm) in diameter

Gauge: 21.5 sts and 36 rows = 10 cm 4” in stockinette stitch after blocking
(Gauge is not vital for this project, but it will affect the size of the FO and yardage)

Garnstudio Drops Lace (100 g 3.53 oz, 800 m 875 yd, 70% alpaca, 30% silk), 2 hanks #6790, Royal Blue
Or approx. 1120 m (1225 yd) laceweight yarn of your choice

A set of 4 dpns 3 mm US 2 or 3, or a size to give you a fabric you like (you can use one of these again later, when you knit on the edging).

3 mm US 2 or 3 circular needle, or a size to give you a fabric you like.

12 stitch markers (1 of one color, 11 of another color)

Crochet hook for cast on

Optional: 192 beads (Size 8, or take a length of your yarn to the store and see if it fits and if you like the look)

Optional: Small crochet hook (I used 0.75 mm) for beading or dental floss

Skills needed:

multiple stitch decreases