Sybil Ludington Shawl by Courtney Mussatt

Sybil Ludington Shawl

October 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Center Lace
US 4 - 3.5 mm
700 - 750 yards (640 - 686 m)
One Size
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The Sybil Ludington Shawl is a crescent shaped shawl knit flat with sections of mesh and lace, as well as two cable panels. It uses two skeins of sock yarn to create a cozy shaped shawl that is perfect for chilly nights, The lace and cable patterns are provided in a chart, as well as written out, and percentages of yarn used are also provided if you wish to modify the size of your shawl.

Approximately 720 yards fingering weight yarn. Shown in Zen Yarn Garden Serenity 20 (70% superwash merino, 20% cashmere & 10% nylon, 400 yards/365 meters, 3.53oz/100g) in the colorway Black Cherry.
Other suggested yarns include Dream in Color Smooshy with Cashmere, Knit Picks Capretta, Plucky Primo Fingering, and Cascade Heritage Solids.

Size US 4 (3.5 mm), or size needed to obtain gauge, circular
needle in a length of 32”/81 cm. or longer.

Finished Measurements
After Blocking
35.5” wide
38.5” height (or depth) including wings

Other Materials
4 stitch markers
Tapestry needle
Cable needle
Blocking pins
Optional: additional stitch markers for marking lace repeats

Ending Border
Please note the ending border is not a picot edging. This scalloped border is designed to not curl and provide a more lacey effect. If desired, you may substitute a traditional picot edging.