Using simple techniques to create an extremely flattering and wearable shape, this shawl has a delicate and elegant lace border that can be adjusted to suit your yarn.
Sample shown in Handmaiden Fine Yarn ‘Marrakesh’ (Lace / 2 Ply; 765 yds / 700 m per 100g; 70% Silk / 30% Camel) in the Jacobean Blue colour way.
1530 yds / 1400 m Lace (2 Ply) Yarn
US 4 / 3.5 mm needles
Stitch markers (16)
Blocking Wires / Pins
24 sts x 34 rows = 4 “ / 10 cm in stocking stitch, worked flat, after blocking
One Size as written: 100 x 48.5 “ / 254 x 123 cm
The shawl begins with a basic triangular shape (sections I and II on diagram below), at regular points additional columns of yarn overs (labelled A-F) are worked to produce additional sections (Part 1, Sections 2-4; III-VIII on diagram) to each side of the central stitch (CS).
Stitch counts are given at the end of each increased row, for additional stitch counts for each section – an additional document is available to download separately from Ravelry.
If you wish to extend the edging, additional row instructions (Rows 237-252) are provided. Extra yarn may be required.