Wintersweet by Boo Knits
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November 2014
Lace ?
14 stitches = 4 inches
in main body pattern - after thuggish blocking
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
601 yards (550 m)
One Size
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Wintersweet is a delicate, lacy and beaded, top-down, crescent shaped shawl. The original shawl has been knit from one skein Dye for Yarn’s Tussah Silk Lace (700m/100g) and includes just under 1100 Miyuki size 5 triangular beads giving it has an air of elegance and sophistication, a timeless feel making it suitable for any age. Of course, a different feel would result from a change in yarn to a linen or merino (though remember that yardage requirements and finished size will differ depending on chosen yarn).

PLEASE NOTE - A solid or semi solid yarn will suit this pattern much better than a variegated.

Knit from the top down you will need circular needles in sizes shown above or to create a pleasing fabric, a 1mm crochet hook or crotat hook to apply your beads, a darning needle to weave in your ends and blocking mats and pins. You will also find it useful to print your pattern on a colour printer.

The pattern is both written and fully charted with bead placement indicated throughout.

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