Northumbria by Littletheorem


September 2015
Light Fingering ?
28 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch after blocking
US 4 - 3.5 mm
656 yards (600 m)
One size: 11" x 68"
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A stunning shawl with zigzag stripes of delicate lace. Worked from the centre outwards to make it perfectly symmetrical. Knitted in a luxurious alpaca blend yarn, this will certainly keep you feeling cosy as well as looking fabulous. This would work just as well as a beautiful everyday scarf as it would as a breathtaking wrap over an evening dress.

Yarn: John Arbon Textiles UK Alpaca Lace, 1 skein = 600m/656 yards.
Colourway Damson – Dusky Plum.

Dimensions: 11” wide and 68” long.

Needles: 3.5mm/US 4 circular needle.

Gauge: 28 sts x 34 rows = 4” in stocking stitch after blocking.

Extras: Crochet hook and waste yarn in a contrasting colour for provisional cast on, tapestry needle for weaving in loose ends, mat and t-pins for blocking.

Skills You will need to work lace stitches on the right side and wrong side, work a provisional crochet cast on, and work a lace bindoff.