Maltepe Silk Shawl
Finished
August 26, 2018
December 11, 2018

Maltepe Silk Shawl

Project info
Singing Bells Stole by Patusha
Knitting
Neck / TorsoShawl / Wrap
Me
Needles & yarn
US 3 - 3.25 mm
Henry's Attic Cascade
2 skeins = 2000.0 yards (1828.8 meters), 454 grams
Natural/Undyed
Notes

Cast on 103 stitches using provisional cast on. I’m using ChiaoGoo “lace” stainless steel circular needle which works perfect for this silk thread.

This is the first time I have knitted a lace pattern from a chart. The charts are extremely well designed and all wrong side rows are purl rows.

The edging of this shawl has a scalloped edge, as you can see from the photo above. The pattern transition to the scallop edge begins on Row 17 of Chart 1. Originally, I thought it was a misprint but after a few rows, I could easily see the edge design taking place.

I used stitch markers throughout each row, placing then on either side of the k1tbl and repositioning them when beginning Row 17.

UPDATE: 9/30/18 I just completed the first half using 103 stitches and 5 bells. I’m not happy with the width so now I have cast on 123 stitches for 6 bells and will start the first half again…

11/5/18 completed the first half with 123 stitches/6 bells. I’ll now attempt to transition my provisional cast on to the needle to complete the other side.

Note: After placing the stitches from the provisional cast on onto the needle, I had the wrong side facing me and attached the yarn and did one purl row across BEFORE beginning Row A. This seemed to align the stitch pattern much better. I also put in a lifetime through the provisional cast on stitches I put in the needle.

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Finished
August 26, 2018
December 11, 2018
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by Henry's Attic
Fingering
100% Silk
1000 yards / 227 grams

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  • Project created: September 23, 2016
  • Finished: December 12, 2018
  • Updated: January 15, 2019
  • Progress updates: 12 updates