Setting the stage by Petra Breakstone

Setting the stage

August 2019
both are used in this pattern
DK (11 wpi) ?
13 stitches and 19 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch, unblocked
US 10 - 6.0 mm
403 yards (369 m)
One size
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Setting the stage is a fitting name for this crescent shaped shawl as you are constantly increasing in rows of Stockinette stitches to then finally setting the stage to a spectacular, yet easily knitted lace border.

Blocked size: Span of 84” in the bottom lace section, 17” in height, including the 4” height lace portion.

The pattern is written and has a lace chart.

Use up your stash or knit from a knit kit, either way you will thoroughly enjoy this project~

Used here a brand new color way called “Heartbeat” in the Yarnology skein with 7 changes in colors, textures and weight in 34 yards each portions. 238 yards in total.
Plus 2 skeins of Organic cotton, a DK weight for the lace section. 125 yards a skein.
Knit kits are available at Yarnz2go

Alternatively use C1 - C8 in 34 yards each and 7 portions in varying colors and weights:
C1 - sport red
C2 - DK cinnamon
C3 - fingering multi color
C4 - worsted red/brown
C5 - sport coral
C6 - sport brown
C7 - sport red
C8 - 140 yards of sport weight yarn for the lace in red

US size 10 (6 mm) circular needle 40” (101 cm) in length
23 Stitch markers (trust me, you want them)
Darning needle or crochet hook for finishing

You may need a larger needles size, as I am a loose knitter. A gauge swatch will reassure you of the needle size needed.
13 sts and 19 rows in 4” of Stockinette stitch, unblocked.

Level of Expertise: Adventurous Beginner/Intermediate

Enjoy this pretty shawl!