Snow Prints by Chrissy Prange
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Snow Prints

February 2013
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches in stockinette
US 5 - 3.75 mm
425 yards (389 m)
one but easily customizable
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Snow Prints is a simple lace shawl designed to show off those gorgeous skeins of variegated yarn that you just aren’t sure what to do with but that are too pretty to keep in the skein. The alternation of stockinette and lace panels lets the yarn really shine! It is knit in one piece from the center-top outward. With both charts and written instructions, knitters are able to choose the most comfortable way to follow the pattern.

Approx. 425 yards of fingering weight yarn

Shawl pictured knit in:
Invictus Yarns Beyond 80/10/10 merino/cashmere/nylon blend tight twist fingering weight with 400 yards/100 grams – used 400 yards/100 grams

Tapestry needle for weaving in ends
Stitch markers for marking center stitch and edgings

1 size 5 (3.75 mm), 24-inch circular or longer if preferred for fingering weight yarn

Finished Size
54” across the top by 24” down spine

22 sts/32 rows = 4 inches in stockinette on size 6 needles with fingering weight yarn

Exact gauge is not important but do note that a looser gauge will result in the use of more yardage

k – knit
k2tog – knit 2 together
p – purl
RS – right side
sl – slip
sk2p – sl 1 knitwise, k2tog, psso
ssk – (knitwise) slip, slip, knit slipped stitches together
st(s) – stitches
WS – wrong side
yo – yarn over

Sample was knit with size 6 needle but testers were unable to knit full shawl with 1 skein so I have changed the pattern to use a smaller needle. If you find yourself running short on yarn with the Invictus Beyond, I would suggest modifying the edging chart by knitting fewer rows.

You could also knit with the 6 but know that you will definitely need more than 400 yards to complete shawl as written.