Persian Shawl by Kirsten Kapur
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Persian Shawl

August 2013
DK (11 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 23 rows = 4 inches
in Shawl Charts A-D
US 10 - 6.0 mm
1100 yards (1006 m)
22 1/4" (56.5 cm) tall x 90" (228.5 cm) long.
Errata available: /patterns/show

This oversized, horizontal-knit shawl embodies what Persian architecture has in abundance--high arches, columns, and recesses reflected in the lace pattern. The blue is referred to as “Persian blue,” a color that is found in Persian pottery, mosques, and tiles.

40” circular needle is used to accommodate large number of sts.

Errata: In Chart B, the ks2kp at the end of rows 1 & 3 should be ssk.
In Chart C, the last yo in row 1 should be a k.

The following note about working from the charts was left out of the book:

“The stitches as charted are worked to the last wrapped stitch, the wrap is knit together with the stitch it wraps, W&T the next st.”