Lil Red by Wendy McDonnell

Lil Red

February 2018
Lace ?
26 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
0.6 mm
1600 - 1750 yards (1463 - 1600 m)
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Over the river and through the woods indeed! The Year of the Grimm produces a Nemesis for our beloved “Red Cap”, with a chilling tale. This Faroese shaped shawl has colors which are intended to make you want them all. The pattern will literally take you, “over the river, through the woods to Grandmas house”. Come along for the ride, if you dare! Pattern produced as an MKAl, clues released each Wednesday, date beginning TBD.

Yarn: Yarn Fairy BFL Silk 50/50 or BFL Lace, Or Fairy Super Lace
870 yards per 100g, 2- skeins
Needle: Size US 3/3.25mm – 32 inch circular
Hook: US size 14/.70mm ChiaoGoo and Lacis US 16(18)/.40mm
Beads: Size 8/0 Transparent AB to match shawl color, qty 470, 20g
Size 6/0 black shiny glass, eyes, qty 16
Size 6/0 black matte glass, nose, berry and door knob, qty 42, 4g
Lil Red charm and wolf charm, 2 of each
Notions: tapestry needle for ends, sewing needle for charms
Gauge: 26 stitches, 32 rows over 4 inches, stockinette stitch, blocked.
Finished Measurements: nape down back panel approximately 44” wingspan 87” inches.
Fae Level: Intermediate/experienced due to many charts worked across each row
Skills Needed: Cables, lace, reading from charts, compiling several charts at once, placement method of beading