Sweet Lilac by Marjorie Dussaud
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Sweet Lilac

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October 2013
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
380 - 440 yards (347 - 402 m)

Sweet lilac is a very easy and fun sideways shawl worked in a combination of lace polka dots and garter stitch. The fun edging is worked as a long picot, for a simple yet striking visual effect. The center of the shawl is worked with short rows to give it a true crescent shape.

The design lends itself particularly well to variegated yarns and makes quick and simple knit for the advanced beginner.

It is also part of my “Ode to the Spring” collection, a 6 patterns collection of sideways shawls.

Errata - Corrected in V2 of the pattern:

Everywhere there is a long picot, the pattern should read:

Cast on 6 sts, bind off 6 sts, k1, slm, …