Lacy Stripes Shawl by La Cave à Laine

Lacy Stripes Shawl

Knitting
December 2018
both are used in this pattern
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 49 rows = 4 inches
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
About 84" (213.5 cm) wide and 38" (96.5 cm) deep.

This asymmetrical triangular shawl starts with just three stitches and grows to a beautiful lace border. The lace-insert and border patterns are easy to memorize and give a striking effect with the smooth shifting of the different gradient colors. The bold cherry yarn contrasts with the cool gray-blue gradient yarns.

FINISHED SIZE
About 84” (213.5 cm) wide and 38” (96.5 cm) deep.

YARN
Fingering weight (#1 Super Fine).
Shown here: SnailYarn Merino Single (100% superwash merino wool; 400 yd 366 m/3½ oz 100 g): Cherry (A), 1 hank.
SnailYarn Merino Single Gradient Set (100% superwash merino wool; 400 yd 366 m/3½ oz 100 g): Slate, 1 set; label colors B (lightest) to F (darkest).

NEEDLES
Size U.S. 6 (4 mm).
Size U.S. 8 (5 mm): straight or doublepointed (dpn) for bind-off.
Adjust needle sizes if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

NOTIONS
Tapestry needle.

GAUGE
22 sts and 49 rows = 4” (10 cm) in Garter st with larger needles.

NOTES
• When working the lace inserts do not cut Color A, but pass it over the working yarn along the right edge to form a pleasant selvedge.
• Slip-stitches purlwise unless otherwise noted.