Stratiform Shawl by Kira Dulaney

Stratiform Shawl

April 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
450 - 800 yards (411 - 732 m)
Width: 30(38)" at widest point Length: 14(19)"
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This deceptively easy shawl is a nice introduction to lace knitting, with layers of simple lace stitches and a bead-accented lower edge. The ¾-circle shape lies nicely on the shoulders and stays in place without the need for a shawl pin. The lace pattern is both written out and charted.
Kits for this pattern are available from the designer here

4” = 20 sts and 32 rows in Stocking Stitch, blocked
Note: yarns shown usually knit at 26-30 sts to 4” in Stocking Stitch, but are knit on a larger needle here and then blocked out firmly.

Width: 30(38)“ at widest point
Length: 14(19)”

450(800) yards sport or fingering weight yarn
US 5 (3.75mm) 29” or longer circular needles or size needed to obtain gauge
US F (3.75mm) or larger crochet hook
1 yard waste yarn
yarn needle
100(140) glass seed beads size 6/0
Big-Eye beading needle
pins for blocking

Yarn shown in purple: Toluca Knit Coronado
Yarn shown in blue: Classic Elite Fresco
Yarn shown in pink-purple-turquoise gradient: Houndstooth Fiber Arts Tea Cakes
Yarn shown in orange-to-green gradient: Sincere Sheep Cormo Fingering