Antistrophe Shawl by Miriam L. Felton

Antistrophe Shawl

Crochet
April 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 18 rows = 4 inches
in half double crochet after blocking
4.0 mm (G)
750 - 800 yards (686 - 732 m)
62 inches (157.5cm) across the wingspan, 29 inches (73.7 cm) from neck to bottom point.
US
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This pattern is currently only available as part of a kit from Cloudborn Fibers.

A simple and easy-to-work half double crochet body shines when edged with an intricate lace edging. Work it in a single yarn, or work the edging in a contrasting color. Based on the Dalliance Shawl (a knit/crochet hybrid design), this all-crochet version is for crochet-lovers everywhere.

Yarn: 800 yards total of Fingering Weight yarn. Shown in Cloudborn Fibers Merino Superwash Sock Twist (80% Superwash Merino Wool/20% Polyamide, 467 yds per 100g) in Magenta.
Finished Sizes: 62 inches (157.5cm) across the wingspan, 29 inches (73.7 cm) from neck to bottom point.
Gauge: 16 sts & 18 rows = 4 inches (10cm) in half double crochet after blocking.
Hook: 4mm (US G/6) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.
Notions: tapestry needle for weaving in ends.

To adjust the size of the shawl, add or subtract repeats of Body Row 2 in increments of 5 (e.g. 114 times instead of 109. Each repeat of 5 rows will all/remove one repeat of the border on each side of the shawl. Yardages for body and border will both change.