Ainu by Isabell Kraemer


October 2017
Aran (8 wpi) ?
15.5 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Garter Stitch after blocking
US 10 - 6.0 mm
503 - 525 yards (460 - 480 m)
one size (Approx 65" (165 cm) wingspan and 39" (100 cm) wide)
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update 11/29: written instructions for the (charted) lace pattern are now included

Rosy Green Wool BIG MERINO HUG (175 yds/160m per 100g), 3 skeins, shown in color Cornish Slate.

US 10 (6 mm) circular needle, 40” (100 cm) long or size needed to get gauge.

15.5 sts x 26 rows = 4 x 4” (10 x 10 cm) in Garter Stitch after blocking.
1 lace pattern repeat measures 2.75 x 3.375” (7 x 8.5 cm) after blocking.
Gauge is not crucial for this project, but will affect yardage and final size when different.

Finished measurements
Approx 65” (165 cm) wingspan and 39” (100 cm) wide.

1 stitch marker, tapestry needle, blocking tools.

Ainu is worked from the narrow point of the left edge, increasing to full side of the right edge. Stitches are increased every RS row to full width of lace pattern, then incorporated in garter stitch to the end of the shawl