Alex by Anna Stasiak

Alex

Knitting
June 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
34 stitches and 46 rows = 4 inches
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
874 yards (799 m)
approx. 200 cm/80” wide and 50 cm/20” long at center.
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Construction:
The shawl begins at the center and is worked outwards to garter border. There are two yarn-over increases in center lace panel in every RS row (this gives the central panel wider and wider) and kfb increases at the both edge on every row which create a half - circle shape. The shawl is worked in Stockinette stitch. The charts for all sections are at the end of pattern instructions.

Size:
One: approx. 200 cm/80” wide and 50 cm/20” long at center.
Yarn:
2 skeins of Mirella from Włóczki Warmii or any fingering weight yarn, sample made in colour Powder Pink.
Needles:
2,5 mm/US #1 ½ circular needle (100 cm/40” long).
Other:
2 stitch markers, tapestry needle for weaving.
Gauge:
34 sts and 46 rows = 10 cm/4” in St st measured flat after wet blocking.

The gauge isn’t crucial on this project, but differences will affect the finished size as well as the required yardage.

Pattern Stitches:
Stockinette Stitch (flat) - Row 1 (RS): knit; Row 2 (WS): purl.