Quatrefoil by Janina Kallio


May 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch, before blocking
US 6 - 4.0 mm
792 yards (724 m)
One size
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Quatrefoil is a classic wardrobe staple with clean lines and subtle flair. With its beautifully delicate eyelet pattern, this triangular shawl is a perfect example of understated simplicity.

You work Quatrefoil from the bottom up with increases on both sides of the triangle. The lace is worked on the right side only, and garter stitch ridges on all edges frame the stockinette stitch lace pattern.

This pattern has both written and charted instructions.

4 balls of Eden Cottage Yarns Askham 4ply (70% Baby Alpaca, 30% Silk; 200 m / 219 yds per 50 g). Shown in colourway Air.

Or approximately 724 m / 792 yds of similar fingering weight yarn.

Size 4 mm / US 6 circular needles. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain pattern gauge. Gauge affects finished size and yardage.

Shawl is worked flat but I recommend using an 80-100 cm / 32-40 inch circular needle to accommodate the growing number of stitches.

FINISHED SIZE After blocking
204 x 102 cm / 80 x 40 inches

kfb: knit to front and back loop of the same stitch
ssk: slip, slip, knit
yo: yarn over
k2tog: knit two stitches together

This pattern has both written and charted instructions. Blocking instructions and a schematic are also provided.


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