Elfriede by Shannon Cook
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Elfriede

Knitting
September 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in lace stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
951 yards (870 m)
One Size

This pattern can be found in issue 6 of Laine Magazine.

Elfriede is a sideways asymmetrical triangle shawl that is knitted corner to corner starting with one cast-on stitch. The border and sides are worked in garter stitch with a raised slip stitch detail . The overall body is worked in lace stitch that mimics small trees.

SIZE
One Size

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Wingspan: Approx. 76” / 193 cm.
Depth at widest point: 35“ / 89 cm.

MATERIALS
Yarn: 4 skeins of Cumbria by The Fibre Company (60% Merino wool, 30% Masham wool, 10% Mohair, 238 yds / 218 m ‒ 100 g), colourway Catbells, or approx. 952 yds / 870 m of worsted weight yarn.

Needles: US 6 / 4 mm 36” / 90 cm or longer circular needle.

Notions: Stitch markers, tapestry needle, blocking wires and pins.

GAUGE
21 sts x 42 rows to 4” / 10 cm in border stitch pattern, blocked.
20 sts x 40 rows to 4” / 10 cm in border stitch pattern, unblocked.
18 sts x 28 rows to 4” / 10 cm in lace stitch pattern, blocked.
18 sts x 24 rows to 4” / 10 cm in lace stitch pattern, unblocked.