Two-Colour Asymmetrical Shawl // Design By Mindy Wilkes
Delicate lace melds beautifully, perfectly, with the supple texture of garteråÊstitch in this airy, lightweight shawl. The asymmetrical shaping is simple, yetåÊengaging, while the picot-bind off ensures the most finished look. Even onåÊthe most bitter of winter mornings, the silky lace comforts and delights.
- yarn:åÊ1 skein SweetGeorgia Yarns Tough Love Sock in Lip Gloss (MC) (425 yd / 385 m per 4.06 oz / 115 g skein; 80% merino, 20% nylon) andåÊ1 skein SweetGeorgia Yarns CashSilk Lace in Candy Floss (CC) (400 yd / 365 m per 1.75 oz / 50 g skein; 55% silk, 45% cashmere)
- needles: Size 4 US / 3.5 mm circular needles, 32Û / 80 cm longSize 5 US / 3.75 mm circular needles, 32Û / 80 cm longAdjust needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
- gauge: 13 sts and 25 rows = 4Û / 10 cm in garter stitch after blocking using Tough Love Sock and US 5 / 3.75 mm needles15 sts and 30 rows = 4Û / 10 cm in lace pattern after blocking using Cashsilk Lace and US 4/3.5 mm needles22 sts and 29 rows = 4Û / 10 cm in stockinette stitch after blocking using Tough Love Sock and US 5 / 3.75 mm needles
26 sts and 32 rows = 4Û / 10 cm in stockinette stitch after blocking using Cashsilk Lace and US 4 / 3.5 mm needles
Note that gauge is not crucial, but will affect required yardage and finished size.
- finished measurements: 57Û / 145 cm wingspan along top edge39Û / 99 cm depth75Û / 190.5 cm along bottom edge
Pattern includes a 4-page PDF (both written directions and charts)