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Zig-Zag is an asymmetrical shawl knitted on the bias in one piece. It has a cool spiral shape and an architectural look.
It’s worked in “true” lace with increases and decreases on both sides, nevertheless, the zig-zag pattern is fairly simple and fun, providing a distinctive unisex character.
This modular and flexible pattern allows you to use the yarn of your choice and when you’re pleased with shawl’s size just work the picot bind-off. As shown used 335m (366.4 yds) of Dona Maria hand spun fingering weight yarn.
Materials: about 335 – 385.2 m (366.4 – 421.3 yds) of fingering yarn; 3.5 mm (US 4) circular needles; tapestry needle; pins for blocking
Skills needed: K, CO, BO, P2tog, P2togtbl, K2tog, Ssp, K2togtb, M1R, Kf&b, picot bind-off, The pattern st is worked in “true lace”, requiring extra attention. Wet block the shawl and woven in ends.
Pattern format: Both written instructions (line by line) and charts are provided. Pattern is a pdf file document and you need Adobe Acrobat Reader application to open it.