Love Me Do Shawl by Jem Arrowsmith

Love Me Do Shawl

Knitting
January 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 5 - 3.75 mm
400 - 440 yards (366 - 402 m)
One Size Fits All
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Knit a little bit of romance with this adorable beaded shawl. Whether you knit for someone special or for yourself this shawl is ready to bring smiles your way!

Worked to a crescent shape, the main body of the shawl is worked in simple stockinette stitch and beaded heart shapes define the lace border.

The pattern is written and charted and has been professionally tech edited and test knit.

Skills / Techniques Used – lacework, beadwork

Sizes – One size fits all

Measurements – The finished blocked item measures 66” (168cm) wingspan and 16” (40.5cm) depth

Materials

• 3.5 oz / 100g, 440yd / 400m 4 ply or fingering weight yarn. The yarn used in the pattern pictures is Under the Olive Tree Yarn - 50% Superwash Merino 50% Silk in the Raspberry Swirl colourway
• US size 5 (3.75mm) 31.5” (80cm) circular needle
• 406 x size 6 beads, either threaded onto the yarn before casting on or added using a 0.75mm crochet hook as you go along

Gauge

23 stitches and 32 rows to 4 inches / 10cm in stockinette stitch after blocking

The lace section incorporates size 6 knitting beads and a link to a video tutorial on how to add beads with a crochet hook is included in the pattern.