The Mary Marvell Shawl by Robin Hunter
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The Mary Marvell Shawl

Knitting
November 2013
Aran (8 wpi) ?
11 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches
in Lace Stitch Pattern
US 8 - 5.0 mm
410 yards (375 m)
27 inches (69 cm) long from bottom at centre point to top edge, 54 inches (137 cm) wide measured across top edge after blocking.
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This shawl is worked with a classic top down construction technique. It starts from a small garter stitch strip of knitting. The lace pattern creates a zigzag effect across the body of the shawl and ends with a scalloped edging. It is surprisingly delicate in appearance in the Aran weight yarn used. The entire shawl is charted. It can be easily made larger by repeating Charts 2 and 3 any number of times more before completing the final chart for the border. The sample was knit in Deep Sea colour.

See my project page for a version done in a solid colour of Louet KidLin Lace Weight