Geada by Susanna IC


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November 2011
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch, before blocking
US 9 - 5.5 mm
US 10 - 6.0 mm
550 yards (503 m)
17" x 64"
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Inspired by the intricate artwork created by frost on windowpanes, this shawl combines lace elements with a variety of cables and textures (CHART ONLY).

Geada (Portuguese, meaning ‘frost’) is knitted in one piece starting at the bottom edge of the lace panel. Its versatile crescent shape is created with a set of easy short rows (no wraps). The cables and texture continue through the short rows all the way to the applied I-cord bind off.

A loose cast on is essential for a successful shawl. The pattern calls for using a needle one size larger for casting on; if your cast on is usually tight, use an even larger size.

The applied I-cord bind off is optional; however, a firm bind off is important because the crescent shape needs to be supported during blocking to allow the lace points to stretch fully. A stretchy bind off may result in curling along the bound off edge and in less definition of the points at the lower edge.

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