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Nordic Noir
Finished
July 3 2016
August 21 2016
Project info
Nordic Noir
Flying Diamonds Shawl by Vicki Mikulak
Crochet
74 x 33"
Hooks & yarn
3.75 mm (F)
1,506 yards = 6.12 skeins
Ístex Loðband Einband / Icelandic Laceweight
79 yards in stash
0.68 skeins = 167.3 yards (153.0 meters), 34 grams
6269
Black
Little Knits
June 12, 2016
Ístex Loðband Einband / Icelandic Laceweight
34 yards in stash
2.86 skeins = 703.8 yards (643.6 meters), 143 grams
6265
Black
Little Knits
June 12, 2016
Ístex Loðband Einband / Icelandic Laceweight
94 yards in stash
0.62 skeins = 152.6 yards (139.5 meters), 31 grams
6518
Natural/Undyed
Little Knits
June 12, 2016
Ístex Loðband Einband / Icelandic Laceweight
197 yards in stash
0.2 skeins = 49.2 yards (45.0 meters), 10 grams
6267
Natural/Undyed
Little Knits
June 12, 2016
Ístex Loðband Einband / Icelandic Laceweight
113 yards in stash
0.54 skeins = 132.9 yards (121.5 meters), 27 grams
6276
Natural/Undyed
Little Knits
June 12, 2016
Ístex Loðband Einband / Icelandic Laceweight
54 yards in stash
0.78 skeins = 192.0 yards (175.5 meters), 39 grams
6499
Brown
Little Knits
June 12, 2016
Ístex Loðband Einband / Icelandic Laceweight
138 yards in stash
0.44 skeins = 108.3 yards (99.0 meters), 22 grams
5200
Orange
Little Knits
June 12, 2016
Notes

Finally bought some Icelandic lace yarn! I wore this shawl on our trip to Iceland in Oct. 2016. The shawl loved to meet some Icelandic sheep.
Repeating my pattern mashup from my beloved Nordic Neutrals shawl, which also travelled to Iceland.

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Body of shawl: 11.5 repeats of the diamond pattern

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Band 2: 24 rows.
22 rows of The Old Shale Shawl border, Konior’s Crochet Lace book, p. 52, 96-97
plus setup and finish rows

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Band 3: 8 rows adapted from
http://st.stranamam.ru/data/cache/2013feb/25/22/7421992_2...
plus 2 setup rows

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Top Edging
Row 1: sc
Row 2: alternating sc flo and sc blo (to reduce the curling)
Row 3: 3sc in next st, skip 2 sc (to tighten up the top edge but still be a bit elastic)
Row 4: sc, sk 1 st, ch1

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Finished crocheting Aug. 10.
Sewed in 34 ends on Aug. 10-11.
Washed in shampoo and then soaked for a long time in Eucalan on Aug. 20.
Blocking Aug. 21, 5:30 p.m. EDT.

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July 3 2016
August 21 2016
 
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Lace
100% Icelandic
246 yards / 50 grams
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  • Project created: July 4, 2016
  • Finished: August 21, 2016
  • Updated: December 27, 2016
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