Vicia by Andrea Rangel


April 2015
Light Fingering ?
23 stitches and 29 rows = 4 inches
in Lace Stitch Pattern
US 4 - 3.5 mm
440 yards (402 m)
48 in/122 cm in wingspan and 19 in/48 cm deep.
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Delicate lace meets bold color to create an enchanting shawl. Vicia’s feathery lace adds a touch of elegance to a casual outfit – or perhaps your “something blue” for a spring wedding. The yarn is a luscious merino-cashmere blend, hand-dyed with indigo to create richly variegated subtlety in the lace. Vicia, named for a cousin of the indigo plant, adapts Elizabeth Zimmerman’s classic pi shawl construction for a half-circle shape.

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Please Note: Lace patterns are charted only.

Finished Measurements
48 in/122 cm in wingspan and 19 in/48 cm deep.

440 yd/402 m Fingering Weight Yarn

Shown in A Verb for Keeping Warm Even Tinier Annapurna (80% Superwash Merino, 10% Cashmere, 10% Nylon; 565 yd/516 m per 4oz skein): color: Sapphire; 1 skein.

Blocked Gauge
Gauge measurement should be taken after blocking.
23 sts and 29 rows = 4 in/10 cm in Chart 5 Lace Stitch pattern.

Needles & Notions
Needle Sizes are recommendations only. Always use needle size necessary to obtain gauge.

Size U.S. 4 (3.75 mm): 40 in/100 cm circular needle
tapestry needle

Working lace using charted instructions, blocking

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