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The Ballerina Shawl

Knitting
February 2012
Knitted Wit
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette
US 8 - 5.0 mm
455 yards (416 m)
59 inches wide by 28.5 inches long after blocking.
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The Ballerina Shawl knits up quickly with two skeins of sock yarn! It uses 455 yards of Knitted Wit Featherweight yarn and a size US 8/5 mm needle. The pattern is knit as a traditional triangle, starting with a few stitches and increasing out from the center neck to the edge. The Ballerina Shawl has a knit-on border which means it’s not necessary to bind off 200+ stitches at once! The bold knit-on edging is worked back and forth over 20 stitches and a k2tog with the main body stitches every other row eliminates the large bind off stitch by stitch.

The Ballerina Shawl has been professionally tech edited, test knit and checked for accuracy and clarity. The Ballerina Shawl is knit with 455 yards of Knitted Wit Featherweight and comes with both written and charted instructions.

Yarn substitution may result in a change in estimated yardage, gauge and finished size of your individual project.

The incredible photography was made possible by Patrick Hough with sincere thanks to Theresa Knudson, Principal Dancer, Holly Gold, Event Producer, and Lois Ellyn, Artistic Director, Nouveau Chamber Ballet, Fullerton, CA.

Description This quick-to-knit triangle lace shawlette is simple and elegant with its lovely, knit-on lace edging.

Needles Size US 8/5 mm Knitting Needles, or size needed to get gauge.

Yarn Two 50 gram balls of Knitted Wit’s Featherweight Yarn 70% Superwash Merino, 20% Cashmere, 10% Nylon. 250 yards/229 meters. Total yardage: 455 yards/417 meters.

Gauge 16 stitches and 28 rows over 4 inches in Stockinette Stitch.

Finished Pattern Measurements
59 inches wide by 28.5 inches long after blocking.