Sonnenschein/Sunshine by Lidia Tsymbal


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July 2012
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
US 5 - 3.75 mm
650 - 700 yards (594 - 640 m)
one size
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Sonnenschein means sunshine in German.

Enjoy knitting this triangular shawl designed using the traditional Shetland construction. The central lace triangle begins at the bottom central tip with 3 stitches and is increased as it is worked towards the top of triangle. After completion of central triangle, stitches are picked up along the diagonal side edges to work the lace edging.

Approximately 700 yards of fingering weight yarn.

GAUGE 16 sts X 28 rows = 4 inch square in blocked Stockinette Stitch.


US #5 (3.75 mm)
You may substitute the size in order to obtain gauge.

67” wingspan
35” height from center-top to tip of triangle
47” diagonal sides

Many thanks to a wonderful group of test knitters who helped me to ensure that this pattern is error free! Ladies, you are awesome!

If you’ll encounter any problems or have a question, please feel free to drop me a note.