Pencarrow by Anniken Allis


November 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
15.5 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches
in Stitch pattern
US 6 - 4.0 mm
3.5 mm (E)
400 yards (366 m)
Length: 167cm/65½in. Depth (at lace end): 72cm/28in
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Pencarrow is an asymmetrical triangle worked sideways with a scalloped edging and chevron lace. The shawl is finished off with a crochet chain cast/bind off (however a Russian cast/bind off can be used if preferred.

Lotus Cashmere DK is actually a 4ply/fingering weight yarn despite it’s name.

The pink version is knitted in Lotus Cashmere DK Peony. The blue variegated version is knitted in Tanis Fiberarts Cosmic Blue Label Fingering.

Tutorials for the crochet chain cast/find off and the Russian cast/bind off can be found on

Lotus Yarns Cashmere DK (4ply; 100% Cashmere; 183m/200yds per 55g) x 2 skeins. Shown in shade: 12 Peony
4mm (UK 8/US 6) circular needle, 80cm (32in) length
3.5mm (UK 10/US 4) crochet hook (for crochet chain cast/find off)

Difficulty level:

Length: 167cm/65½in
Depth (at lace end): 72cm/28in

15.5 sts and 25 rows over 10cm/4in in Chart A and B after blocking.
Exact tension is not essential but a difference in tension may affect the final size and amount of yarn used.