Crescent-shaped Shawl // Design by Francoise Danoy
The name for this shawl comes from the Maori word for “air”, representing the airy lace stitches featured. Light as a feather with a drape that flows like water, knitters of every level will delight in this elegant, yet playful shawl.
- yarn: 2 skeins SweetGeorgia Yarns CashSilk Lace, one each in Lip Gloss (MC) and West Wind (CC) (400 yd / 343 m per 1.75 oz / 50 g skein; 55% Silk, 45% Cashmere)
- needles: Size 4 US / 3.5 mm circular needles, 24″ / 60 cm long
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
- gauge: 22 sts and 36 rows = 4″ / 10 cm in Stockinette Lace stitch, after blocking
Note that gauge is not crucial, but will affect required yardage and finished size.
- finished measurements: 19″ / 48.5 cm x 60″ / 152.5 cm
Pattern includes a 4-page PDF (both written and charted)