Sunburst Shawl by Helen Stewart

Sunburst Shawl

August 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
437 yards (400 m)
one size
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Putting a modern spin on beautiful 1920’s fashion, the Sunburst Shawl embodies the luxury, glamour and exuberance of the Art Deco era.

It is a beaded, crescent shaped shawl that takes its name from a motif often seen in the architecture, art and clothing of the period.

Knit this shawl with a single skein of sock yarn, and dance the night away at a jazz festival or summer ball.

Finished Measurements:
Approximately 140cm (55”) diameter across the top edge
33cm (13”) neck to bottom edge

Tapestry needle
70g size 6 seed beads (beads used in sample are Miyuki beads)
Size 12/1.0mm Crochet hook (or hook small enough to fit through holes in beads)

In the UK I bought my beads from The Bead Merchant who provide excellent service and beautiful beads.

Thank you to my lovely testers
OrigamiMoon Gynnifer, Rebs16, mrshoo, janetknitwitch, LauraKnitsPA, popes86, capitalK, Camilliaknits, candigirl429, aquapatty, Knittengurl, knit-frog-knit, Tinkhickman

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