Tafoni Shawl by Stephannie Tallent

Tafoni Shawl

October 2017
Light Fingering ?
22 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in textured repeat
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
440 - 480 yards (402 - 439 m)
One size, easily altered
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Tafoni is a type of rock that has intricate holes and lacy patterns worn into it. One of the places you can see sandstone tafoni is at Bean Hollow State Beach in Northern California.

The Tafoni Shawl, worked as a wedge in light fingering weight yarn, incorporates an Aran lace and geometric side edging, with a lacy textured body. The versatile shape can be worn a variety of ways!

One Size (Easy to alter size)

Finished Measurements
Height (from cast on to last row, along edging): 64” / 162.5 cm
Top Edge: 16” / 40.5 cm

Dragonfly Fibers Dharma, 50% yak / 50% mulberry silk (480 yds / 439 m per 4 oz / 113 g), 1 skein of Dragonberry. As shown shawl used approx 442 yds / 404 m.

US 2.5 / 3 mm needles or size to obtain gauge
US 5 / 3.75 mm needles for bind off

22 sts and 36 rows over 4” / 10 cm in Textured Repeat
Gauge is important. Alterations in gauge will affect yarn requirements and finished size.

yarn needle
cable needle
2 stitch markers

lace knitting
twisted stitches WS (for double yarnovers)
both charts and line by line instructions provided

4/2/2018: Line by Line instructions had LC, RC, LCp and RCp rather than LCT, RCT, LCPT and RCPT.