Throwing Shade by Jennifer Dassau

Throwing Shade

October 2017
Sport (12 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in lace pattern
US 6 - 4.0 mm
360 - 1440 yards (329 - 1317 m)
104” length and 44” depth, customizable
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Throw this generous sportweight wrap around your shoulders for a lovely extra layer. Knit in luxe yarn from 2 stitches cast on at the tip, Throwing Shade features allover diagonal lace sweeping across a right triangle shape.

Techniques & Skills Used: longtail CO, lace, increasing. Instructions are both charted and fully written.

Size: 104” length and 44” depth, after blocking.

Yarn: madelinetosh Pashmina (75% merino wool, 15% silk, 10% cashmere; 360 yards/113g), 3 skeins, shown in Composition Book Grey. The sample used almost all of 3 skeins; see Designer’s Notes for suggestions on adjusting for different yardage.

Other Materials: US 6 (4mm) 32” circular needle, or size to match gauge; Stitch marker (1); Yarn needle.

Gauge: 18 st and 24 rows/4” in lace pattern, after blocking. Gauge is not critical for this project, however a different gauge may result in a smaller or larger finished shawl, and different yardage requirements.

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