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Once upon a leaf {wrap}

Knitting
June 2013
Lace / 2 ply ?
US 5 - 3.75 mm
750 - 850 yards (686 - 777 m)
variable
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This is a wrap/stole version of my previously published pattern for a triangular shawl called “Once upon a leaf”. That pattern can be found here:
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/once-upon-a-leaf

Instructions are charted only.

Pattern also has instructions for a beaded picot BO.

“Once upon a leaf” is an airy lace stole/wrap with beautiful winding leaves stitch pattern. Leaves evoke feelings of spring and summer, but this stole would make a great accessory for any time of the year. The stole is seamless and knitted from the provisional cast on to the edge in both directions. The edges are finished by picot bind off.

Finished Size:
The sample stole in the photographs after blocking was 54cm (21 inches) wide and 164cm (64 inches) long. You can easily make it bigger or smaller by adding or taking away pattern repeats. The stole design is modular and border pattern can be started after desired number of the body pattern repeats is knitted.

Gauge:
The gauge is not critical in knitting this shawl. Adjust your needle size to suit your yarn and achieve the size and the look of the shawl of your choice.

Yarn:
ColourMart 100% Extra Fine Merino 4/28NM (100% Merino, light fingering-3ply). 839.5 yards (767.6m) was used for the sample shawl. Colorway: Grey, a2022.
Alina Shea Creations Merino Dreams (100% Merino, lace-2ply).
782.0 yards (715.1m) was used for the sample shawl. Colorway: Scottish Heather.
Stole was knitted with both yarns held together.
Above yarns can be substituted with single 4ply fingering weight yarn. You will need at least 840 yards (768 m) to complete this stole.

Needles:
US 5-3.75 mm needles.