Salmon Net Shawl by Bronagh Miskelly
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Salmon Net Shawl

Knitting
October 2016
Lace ?
20 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in Main pattern
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
4.0 mm (G)
853 yards (780 m)
Wingspan: 150cm. Depth: 60cm
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Spotting the strong turquoise of a fragment of rope or fishing net poking out between the greys and browns of shingle or sand is a very strong image for me when I think about the sea shore.
The skein of yarn that inspired this shawl brought back that exact memory so I set about creating something that recalled the nets of the fishermen who used to keep their boats on our land in the salmon season.
The result is a very lacy shawl combining yarn overs and cables.

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This pattern in one of five in the Sea, Shore, Sky collection of patterns inspired by memories my family’s home on cliff in Donegal, Ireland and my love of seashores the world over.
The other four patterns are Coolmore Creek, Low Tide scarf, Starry Night Shawlette, Waves on Slate shawlette
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