Plicata Shawl by Alexis Hoy

Plicata Shawl

January 2019
Sport (12 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch, wet blocked.
US 6 - 4.0 mm
800 yards (732 m)
Finished Size: 78” (198 cm) along inward-curved edge. 17 1/2” (44.5 cm) deep at widest point.
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Pleats create the crescent shape and add drama to this cozy sport-weight shawl. Easy increases and decreases are paired with a simple textured lace pattern and bold colours for a statement piece that will become a favourite staple. The beautiful hand-dyed BFL yarn knits up quickly into a comforting weight and drape.

Pattern includes complete written instructions, as well as chart for lace stitch pattern. Pleat tutorial video available.

Yardage: Approx. 500 yds (457 m) MC & 300 yds (274 m) CC.

Special Techniques:

  • Lace knitting
  • Knitted pleats (tutorial video link in pattern)

Stitches Used (beyond K & P):

  • YO
  • K2tog
  • K3tog
  • KFB (knit into front and back of same stitch)

Full list of abbreviations included with pattern.