A Sprinkling of Leaves
Deciding where, and how, to put increases in a shawl is always fun! Yes, for various shapes there are “rules” that should be followed, but by its very nature, yarn and knitting are flexible so the rules don’t always have to be followed exactly. This top-down shawl starts with a massive increase of stitches, as is typically found in old-fashioned knit doilies, then throws all the rules out the window and has increases “like a sprinkling of leaves” throughout the body.
As shown the piece is 44 inches wide and 22 inches deep at the widest point and from the center neck to the end of the fancy loop bind off. (111 cm by 56 cm)
Crochet hook is used for Fancy Loop Bind Off.
Suggested yarn: Ozifarmer's Market Silky Sock ( Fingering weight)
Gauge:16 stitches and 18 rows = 4 inches
Needle size: US 6 - 4.0 mm
Hook size: 4.0 mm (G)
Yardage required:420 - 438 yards (384 - 401 m)