Prairie Winds Shawl by Jayalakshmi

Prairie Winds Shawl

Knitting
December 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 10 - 6.0 mm
420 - 450 yards (384 - 411 m)
70” (width) x 18” (depth) (178 cm x 45 cm)
This pattern is available for free.

Prairie Winds is a fingering-weight, triangular shawl featuring a chevron leaf lace border resembling tiny little hearts. The shawl is worked top-down, beginning with stockinette body followed by a lace border.

The shawl is worked top-down beginning with casting on a few sts using a modified garter tab cast on. A set of paired increases create a heart-shaped or winged triangular shawl. When the requisite st count is reached, the lace border is knit, followed by a special beaded bind off.

Yarn
Eden Cottage Yarns Milburn 4ply (85% British Bluefaced Leicester, 15% silk; 218 yards 200 meters/50 grams): Dogwood, 2 balls

Needles
Size US size 10 (6 mm) and size 6 (4 mm): 32” circular

Notions
Removable stitch markers; tapestry needle or crochet hook to weave in ends; approx. 25 size 6/0 (4 mm) beads

Gauge
20 sts and 32 rows = 4” 10 cm in St st after wet blocking.