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Dinner in the Eiffel Tower Shawl
Dinner in the Eiffel Tower Shawl by Jessie Dodington
Needles & yarn
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1,206 yards
Handmaiden Fine Yarn Mini Maiden
1092 yards in stash
1 skein = 546.0 yards (499.3 meters), 100 grams
none given
The Loopy Ewe in Fort Collins, Colorado
Shibui Knits Silk Cloud
none left in stash
2 skeins = 660.0 yards (603.5 meters), 50 grams
(2) 0317 and (1) 0316
The Loopy Ewe in Fort Collins, Colorado

Yarn(s) to be held doubled.
Shown in the sun, and in the shade.

Slipping 1st st every row purlwise with yarn in front, then k1. I like the slipped st edge better.

Part 4: “Ridges”
Row 2 (ws): p1, k1 (instead of purling)
This gives a small 2-row seed stitch “ridge”.
Repeating Part 4, rows 1-4 six times (instead of five)

Part 6: “Lattice Lace”
Worked three times total (instead of two)

Part 7: “Eyelets with no Increases”

Instead, I worked 1 knit row, then 2 rows of k1, p1 seed stitch.

Ended with a lace pattern from Knitted Lace of Estonia, page 148, (Lace Edge Pattern 5). It is a multiple of 10 + 11 which works out exactly to the number of sts on the needle, still keeping the two sts on each end as the edging. Working from row 2 (ws) knit. Through row 24.
Also added some pearlized seed beads (#6) to the lace section.

Bind Off in Knit from WS, using the YO Bind Off method.


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  • Project created: September 20, 2012
  • Updated: October 5, 2012
  • Progress updates: 6 updates