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The First Few Fallen Leaves

Knitting
September 2013
Lace / 2 ply ?
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 10 - 6.0 mm
two sizes: a lace weight version, and a worsted weight version. But this pattern is highly modifiable to make it any size.
This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

March 2014 update **

This beautiful shawl just never got as popular as I think it should be - so I’ve decided to make it free for a bit! If you like my free patterns, please consider buying some of my not-so-free ones!

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I hope you like this geometrically beautiful thing!

This shawl is fun and easy to knit. It’s charted and the charts are very non-threatening. Easy to memorize and easily repeated to make the shawl any size you’re interested in.

Hope you like it!

Materials:

The lovely tweedy mustard one:

Habu Tsumugi Silk (lace weight yarn)
in colourway “ 34 Curry”
2 cones (approx 970 meters)
4mm needle (or size to obtain gauge)

The lovely heathered green one:

Harrisville’s New England Highland (worsted weight yarn)
In colourway “ Highland Cypress”
2 skein (approx 364 meters)
6mm needles (or size to obtain gauge)

Gauge:

Green one:

12 stitches per 4” in stockinette
2 1/2 lace lines per 4” (blocked and measured along the spine of the shawl)

Mustard one:

18 stitches per 4” in stockinette
3 1/2 lace lines per 4” (blocked and measured along the spine of the shawl)

Size (highly modifiable):

The mustard one is: 84” along the top and 42” at the deepest point
The green one is: 68” along the top and 34” at the deepest point

Thanks to saracan for knitting the beautiful lace sample and for woolcamera for modelling for me!