Pancharangi Shawl by Lana Jois

Pancharangi Shawl

Knitting
August 2017
Light Fingering ?
20 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
547 - 656 yards (500 - 600 m)
S (L) - shown in size S
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Pancharangi literally means ‘of five colours’. This shawl, with its richly-patterned border of colourful lace motifs and dropped stitches to mimic the fine print and embroidered look of traditional Indian textiles, uses the exact hues found in every Indian kitchen’s spice box. A delightful lace shawl in the colours of turmeric, saffron, chilli and pepper!This shawl is worked from the top down with increases at the edges. The lace pattern can be worked either from the chart or the written instructions, whichever you prefer.

Finished measurements
Wingspan 60 (70)” / 152 (178) cm
Depth 17 (20)” / 43 (51) cm

Yarn
Mabel & Ivy Coast Ombre shade pack (153 yd / 140 m per 20 g ball; 55% lambswool, 45% cotton); 1 pack in no. 8 (A – Ecru; B – Aconite; C – Amber; D – Rosehip; E – Lead)

Notions
Tapestry needle

Gauge
20 sts and 26 rows = 4” / 10 cm in lace pattern

This pattern was published in Knit Now Issue 77. Digital editions are available via PocketMags and physical copies are available to order online from MoreMags.