Photosynthesis by tincanknits


July 2009
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
500 - 600 yards (457 - 549 m)
68" wide x 24" deep, and 50" wide x 21" deep - fingering and lace weight versions
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Photosynthesis - by Tin Can Knits

Graceful leafy lace radiates outward, forming a generous scarf-sized shawl

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Note: this lace pattern is both written out and charted.

Pattern Info

for lace (fingering) weight versions finished shawl measures 50 (68)” wide and 21 (24)” deep. More repeats can be worked to increase the size of the shawl but this will require more yarn. Finished size will vary depending on how aggressively the finished shawl is blocked.

600 yards lace weight yarn
500 yards fingering/sock weight yarn
(samples shown in Rainbow Heirloom Solo Light in ‘snow melt’ and Rainbow Heirloom Lush Lace in ‘kermit smiled’)

lace weight: US #5 / 3.75mm
fingering weight: US #6 / 4mm needles
(or as required to meet gauge)

lace weight: 28 sts & 34 rows / 4”
fingering weight: 22 sts & 28 rows / 4”
(gauge in stockinette, blocked)

stitch markers, darning needle, blocking wires

If you are adding beads to your shawl you will
need a 0.6 mm crochet hook and 1300 (1000)
#06 size beads (or more for larger shawl)

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