Chilston by Susanna IC


by Susanna IC
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May 2018
Lace ?
23 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch on US 6, unblocked
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
24” / 61 cm deep x 62" / 157.5 cm long
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I love the ethereal quality that double yarn overs lend to lace. In this stitch pattern, the combination of single and double yarn overs together with double and triple decreases creates a dynamic interplay of negative spaces and dramatically curved lace motifs reminiscent of linden leaves (CHART ONLY).

The shawl is worked from the top down, beginning with a simple eyelet edging and garter stitch short rows, which shape the shawl into a versatile crescent. The garter stitch transitions into the delicate lace portion and then back again to garter stitch for the bottom edging. There are beads added throughout the lace for a bit of sparkle (approx. 475 seed beads, size 6/0 4.00 mm, optional), but the project will work just as well without beads.

May 20, 2018 - error in Chart A: the beads charted in Row 40 (WS) should be worked in Row 41 (RS)

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