Pivot by Michelle Miller


by Michelle Miller
February 2009
Lace ?
5 stitches and 6 rows = 1 inch
in Stockinette
US 5 - 3.75 mm
418 - 500 yards (382 - 457 m)
50 inches wide by 24 inches long.
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This pattern is available from shop.fickleknitter.com for $8.00.

This shawl is constructed of a main body with a knit-on lace edging. The body is constructed in a traditional triangle method. Short rows are used to shape the edging around the center point of the body.

Written instructions are provided for all charts, so you may work from the charts or the written instructions. For more information on knitted lace triangle construction, click here.

Let your knitting take flight with this simple shawl. Pivot, a whimsical triangular shawl starts with a handful of stitches and grows outward. The edging is knit on.

Pattern includes easy to follow written and charted instructions. Yardage requirements: 418 yards of laceweight yarn.

Yarn substitution may result in a change in estimated yardage, gauge and finished size of your individual project.

Some photos courtesy of Knitcircus.

Description A whimsical triangular shawl knit from the long side to the point. Let your knitting take flight with this simple shawl.

Yarn Ístex Icelandic Laceweight 100% Wool; 250 yards / 225 meters per 50g skein; color: 9809; 2 skeins. Total Yarn Used: 418 yards / 382 meters.

One 32-inch US #5/3.75mm circular needle, One US #5/3.75mm DPN for edging

Gauge 5 stitches per inch.

Row Gauge 6 rows per inch.

Finished Measurements after Blocking
50 inches wide by 24 inches long