This gorgeous crescent shawl begins with a wide lace border. The crescent shape is achieved by working a combination of short rows and decreases. Beads add a bit of luxurious bling but are completely optional. The stitch pattern is mirrored either side of the centre line.
1 skein SweetGeorgia Yarns Merino Silk Lace in Ultraviolet (765 yds / 700 m per 3.5 oz / 100 g skein; 50% Merino Wool, 50% Cultivated Silk)
Size 4 US / 3.5 mm circular needles, 32” / 80cm long. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
16 sts and 23 rows = 4” / 10 cm in lace pattern, after blocking. Exact tension is not essential but a change in tension may affect the finished size of the shawl as well as the amount of yarn needed.
Inner Crescent: 32” / 82 cm
Outer Crescent: 79” / 200 cm
Depth: 22.5” / 57 cm
approximately 1,250 size 8/0 seed beads, Size 14 / 0.50 mm crochet hook, stitch marker