Loie by Maddie Harvey

Loie

Knitting
May 2018
Lace ?
21 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Garter Rib pattern
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
755 yards (690 m)
Finished measurement: 881⁄2" / 225 cm x 251⁄2" / 65 cm
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Loie: a light and airy summer shawl named after dancer and choreographer Loie Fuller, an early 20th Century pioneer of modernist performance who danced whilst wearing voluminous pleated skirts.The idea of pleated fabric is suggested in the wide rib of the main body of the shawl, whilst movement is echoed in the eyelet and scalloped edge.

Construction
Firstly, the main body of the shawl is knitted from side-to-side in a wide garter rib pattern which echoes the pleats and tucks of cool linen and cotton summer clothing.The addition of regularly placed yarn overs adds to the airiness of the piece whilst also highlighting the linear nature of the shawl. Slipped stitches are worked at the beginning of each row, which allows stitches to be easily picked up for the two borders.
The stitches for the first border are picked up along one edge of the main body and stripes of the same garter rib are worked along the edge. The columns of rib on the border line-up with those in the main body to create an interesting geometric intersection.
Lastly, stitches are picked up along the remaining edge and worked in a simple lace patterning.This results in a beautiful scalloped edge along one side of the shawl, providing an elegant contrast to the linear garter rib sections.

Yarn
Lace weight yarn
(MC) Approximately 590 yards / 540 m
(CC) Approximately 165 yards / 150 m
Anzula Luxury Fibers Breeze Lace (65% silk, 35% linen; 750 yards / 685 m, 114g)
Sample is shown in Nimbus (MC) 1 skein, Seaside (CC) 1 skein

Needles
A US 5 (3.75 mm) 32”/ 80 cm (or longer) circular needle
A US 7 (4.5 mm) 32”/ 80 cm (or longer) circular needle
Or, needles required to obtain gauge plus needles two sizes larger

Gauge (after blocking)
21 stitches & 26 rows = 4”/ 10 cm in main garter rib pattern with US 5 (3.75 mm) needle

Sizes
Finished measurement: 881⁄2” / 225 cm x 251⁄2” / 65 cm

Tools
Tapestry needle, stitch markers (optional)

Skill Level
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Notes
Main body of the shawl is knitted from side to side in the MC. Stitches are picked up along one edge for the garter rib edging, also in the MC. Using the CC, stitches are then picked up along the opposite edge for the lace edging. Optional markers can be used to mark the garter rib, and also to mark the lace repeats.

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Yarn
Lace weight yarn
(MC) 約590 yards / 540 m
(CC) 約165 yards / 150 m
Anzula Luxury Fibers Breeze Lace (65% silk, 35% linen; 750 yards / 685 m, 114g)
サンプル色はNimbus (MC) 1カセ, Seaside (CC) 1カセ

Needles
1 x US 5 (3.75 mm), 80 cmまたはそれ以上の長さの輪針 1 x US 7 (4.5 mm), 80 cmまたはそれ以上の長さの輪針 または, ゲージが取れる太さの針と2サイズ上の針

Gauge (ブロッキング後)
US 5 (3.75 mm) の針を使用し, ガーターリブパターンで21目&26段 = 10 cm

Size
出来上がり寸法: 幅 225 cm, 高さ 65 cm

Tools
とじ針, 目数マーカー (オプション)

Skill Level
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Notes
ショール本体はMCで頂点から頂点へと横に編む. ガーターリブの縁編み はMCで本体の一辺から目を拾って編む. 最後にCCで反対側の辺から目を 拾ってレースの縁編みを編む. マーカーはオプションでガーターリブと レースの繰り返し部分に使うとよい.

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