Valentina by Anniken Allis


October 2015
Lace ?
19 stitches and 26.5 rows = 4 inches
in Chart A
US 5 - 3.75 mm
600 yards (549 m)
Size: Wingspan: 197cm/77½in Depth: 47cm/18½in
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This elegant crescent shawl has beads for added glamour. Perfect to wear over an evening dress or around your neck as a scarf on a chilly day. Valentina is worked from the top down with increases on every other row to create the crescent shape.

Schoppel 6 Karat (3ply; 80% Extrafine Wool/20% Silk; 600m/656yds per 100g) x 1 skein. Shown in shade: 2152 Landscape
3.75mm (UK 9/US 5) circular needle, 80cm (32in) length
Debbie Abrahams Beads, size 6/0, colour: 207 Lipstick x 770 (2 bags)
0.75mm (US14) crochet hook (for adding beads)

Difficulty level:

Wingspan: 197cm/77½in
Depth: 47cm/18½in

19 sts and 26.5 rows over 10cm/4in in Chart A after blocking.
Exact tension is not essential but a difference in tension may affect the final size and amount of yarn used.

I recommend starting Valentina with a Garter Tab which starts with a provisional cast on. But a Garter Tab with a regular cast on can be used.

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