Slow Dancing by Kathryn C.
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Slow Dancing

March 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
9 stitches and 14 rows = 4 inches
in Garter Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
430 - 475 yards (393 - 434 m)
One size
This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

Worked bottom-up, this shawlette has a lower border featuring a gently scalloped lace pattern worked on both sides. Decorative decreases form three garter stitch wedges in the upper portion. It can be made in a solid, tonal or graduated colourway in one or two colours, with or without beads.

The pattern has both charts and complete line-by-line written directions including stitch counts.

One colour: 475yds / 435m (test knitting ranged from 430-475yds / 395-435m)
Two colours: 310yds / 284m of main colour & 165yds / 151m contrast

Optional Beads: 180 8/0 beads

Techniques used: k2tog, k3tog, ssk, sssk and centred double decrease, intarsia for the two-colour version

Finished measurements of modeled shawlette using 430yds:
66” / 167cm along the lower edge
39” / 100cm along the upper edge
16.5” / 42cm from centre neck to centre bottom

The 4th photo shows both beads and the intarsia work for the two-colour version.