Mindful Shawl by Libby Jonson
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Mindful Shawl

Knitting
October 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 29 rows = 4 inches
in "lace chevrons"
US 5 - 3.75 mm
437 - 874 yards (400 - 799 m)
small & large
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I love knitting that makes me think and keeps me on my toes. It’s my “mindful knitting” and when I’m working on it I live fully in the moment, notice exactly what’s in front of me and concentrate.

You’ll want to steal away from the hubbub of the world and curl up in a quiet corner when you cast on your Mindful shawl. Take your time and enjoy the process.

Mindful is a modern lace shawl featuring striking lacework and a dramatic picot border and this new expanded version of my original Mindful shawl includes two sizes; the original single skein shawl and a larger shawl using two skeins of fingering-weight yarn. The crescent shape is fantastically wearable and both sizes look gorgeous draped in a variety of styles.

The lace patterns are rhythmic and symmetrical, and are set out clearly in both written and charted instructions.

Pattern has been test knit and professionally tech edited.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Wingspan small large approx.
63.5”/161.5 cm 86”/218.5 cm
Depth at widest part; small large approx. 15.5”/39.5 cm 19”/48.5 cm

NEEDLES & NOTIONS
Size US5/3.75 mm circular needles at least 24”/60 cm long. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain gauge.
2 stitch markers

GAUGE
17 sts and 29 rows = 4”/10 cm in Lace Chevron pattern (see Chart 1, Lace Chevrons in pattern) after a well-stretched wet blocking.

YARN
Large shawl (brown)
2 skeins of Titus 4ply by Eden Cottage Yarns (75% superwash Merino wool/25% mulberry silk; 100g = 437 yds/400 m), in “Compost”.

Small shawl (pink)
1 skein of Titus 4ply by Eden Cottage Yarns (75% superwash Merino wool/25% mulberry silk; 100g = 437 yds/400 m), in “Faded Bloom”.

YARN FROM EDEN COTTAGE - see their gorgeous update of Titus fingering on 26 October 2018!

Or approx. 437 yds/400 m 874 yds/800 m of fingering-weight yarn.