Springtime Bandit by Kate Gagnon Osborn

Springtime Bandit

Knitting
March 2009
Aran (8 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
400 yards (366 m)
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This pattern is available for free

This worsted weight triangular lace shawl is a great introduction to working lace, pattern repeats, and increasing stitches form charts.

There are no written instructions. All portions of the shawl are worked from charts.

Specifications
YARN

400 yards aran or worsted weight wool or wool blend yarn.
Suggestions:
Manos del Uruguay Maxima
Kelbourne Woolens Germantown
Woolfolk Tov
Julie Asselin Nurtured
GAUGE
16 sts + 20 rows = 4” in lace pattern after blocking.
NEEDLES
1 – 32” US 9 (5.5 mm) circular.
NOTIONS
Tapestry needle, 1 yard waste yarn of comparable size, crochet hook to match.
SIZE
50” across at widest point, 22” deep.
SKILLS
Intermediate lace comprehension: increasing, decreasing, understanding a chart and following the symbols within.

A version in Czech is now available! Thank you Kateřina! Please download the original along with the translation so you have all the images and charts.