Mrs. Peacock by Holly Chayes
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Mrs. Peacock

Knitting
June 2011
Lace ?
6.5 stitches and 10 rows = 1 inch
in washed and blocked stockinette
US 2 - 2.75 mm
950 yards (869 m)
20.5 inches (52 cm) down center back
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Light as a feather, tough as a board, sticks and string combine to create a cascade of feathers falling
down your back. Just a delicate touch, enough to complete any look and give you a reason to crow.
Knit in one piece from the top down, this shawl begins by casting on 11 stitches at the back of the neck
and increasing eight stitches every other row to shape this shawl into a crescent.
Finally, an eyelet-increase row is worked just before the bind off to ensure that a thorough blocking
is possible.

This pattern is only charted.

Skills Used:
reading charts
casting on
binding off
knitting
purling
k2tog
k2togtbl
sl 1-k2tog-psso
slipping stitches
ssk
yarn over
weaving in ends
blocking lace