Twilight Mist by Alla Saenko

Twilight Mist

October 2014
yarn held together
+ Lace
= Fingering (14 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
645 yards (590 m)
one size
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Twilight Mist is a lightweight, lofty and soft shawl in a classic rectangular shape. This design features two simple reversible eyelet and lace stitch patterns and sawtooth edgings. It is knit sideways in alternating colours stripes.

This shawl can be knit either in a single strand of fingering or sock weight yarn, or in two strands of different lace weight yarn held together, one of which is a lace mohair to give the shawl a rich look.

Finished Measurements (approx):
14 x 60 inches (35 x 152 cm) - moderately blocked;
17 x 65 inches (43 x 165 cm) - blocked with wires and pins.

14 sts x 28 rows to 10cm/4in square over garter stitch on 4mm/US #6 needles, blocked.

Yardage required (approx):
645 yards (590 meters) of each - lace-weight mohair and any other lace-weight yarn, two strands of yarn held together;
or 645 yards (590 meters) of fingering/sock weight yarn.

The sample is knit in
One strand of lace yarn - 645 yards (590 meters)
Plus one strand of lace mohair yarn in two colours (can be used almost any brand of 25 gram ball silk/mohair lace yarn):
colour A - 2 balls, or 430 yards (393 meters);
colour B - 1 ball, or 215 yards (197 meters)

4mm/US #6 circular needles (24” or longer - to accommodate all the stitches), or size to obtain gauge;
2 stitch markers;
tapestry needle