Bergamot Shawl

Jan 11, 2011
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This fancy knitted shawl evokes ideas of vintage lace shawls. A provisional cast on, a unique beaded increase, and fringe make this an intriguing shawl to knit.

Designer Laura Nelkin
Size 64" wide and 28" deep at center point, excluding fringe
Yarn Schaefer Yarn Andrea (100% cultivated silk; 1,093 yd [999 m]/100 g):
• chamomile, 2 skeins (about 1,800 yd needed)
Gauge 19 sts and 31 rows = 4" in body patt with 2 strands of yarn held tog, after blocking
Tools
• Size 4 (3.5 mm): 40" circular (cir) needle
• Size 12 (1 mm) steel crochet hook (for placing beads)
• Size E/4 (3.5 mm) crochet hook (for attaching fringe)
• 1,728 size 6° glass seed beads (about 145 g)
• Waste yarn
• Markers (m)
• Cable needle (cn)
• Yarn needle


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