Feeling Blue by Petra Breakstone

Feeling Blue

Knitting
April 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
11 stitches and 13 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch, unblocked
US 15 - 10.0 mm
480 - 500 yards (439 - 457 m)
One Size
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Feeling Blue

The shawl starts out with a sumptuous lace border. Next you pick up and knit stitches along the lace portion, followed by a relaxing stockinette stitch section that then moves on to a slight increase, after which you create a stunning yet simple lace panel growing from the middle out. This lace part reminds me of a big picture window. This shawl has a really good flow, is a pleasure to knit and can be styled so many ways.

Measurements: Unblocked 58” (147 cm) in length, at widest 31” (78 cm), at smallest 19” (48 cm).
Blocked: Total length 63” and 30.5” at it’s widest.

This shawl can easily be made larger by adding to the stockinette section in the middle. Your yarn requirements will change accordingly.

The yarn weight can also be changed, just adjust your needle size in which case the size of the shawl will of course change.

Suitable for advanced beginner/intermediate.
Lace Border is written and charted.

Techniques:
Lace, eyelets, increasing, picking up and knitting stitches.

Yarn: DK weight yarn, 500 yards.
A blue version was knitted with an Organic cotton by Yarnz2go

Notions: US size 15 (10 mm) circular needle 32” (80 cm) in length

Gauge: 11 sts and 13 rows in 4“ (10 cm) of Stockinette stitch, unblocked

Pattern tech edited and test knitted.

Enjoy!

NEW! This shawl is part of an e-book called 15 Love, as both projects featured are knitted with US size 15 needles and the same yarn as well.
So both are quick knits~

An updated PDF has been send on August 1st, 2019. The lace chart legend was changed for the even rows.