This beautiful beaded crescent shawl is worked from the bottom up beginning with a beaded picot cast on. The long colorways of the yarn leads to its dramatic appearance. Shawl would also be lovely using two different colors of yarn. You will use 1202 6/0 glass beads (optional). Lace is worked from a chart. Pattern includes detailed instructions for working from a chart, w&t, and attaching beads. For Cascade Yarns "Heritage Wave" click HERE.
Shawl measures 71"/180cm at top edge; 86"/218cm at bottom edge; 19"/48cm deep at center; 16"/41cm deep at outer edges, after blocking. Fingering weight.
Gauge: 7.25 stitches and 9 rows to 1" on stockinette stitch. Please do gauge to insure sufficient amount of yarn and to maintain above measurements.
Materials: 2 Skeins Cascade Yarns "Heritage Wave" (75% Superwash Merino Wool, 25% Nylon, 437 yds/399.6m, 3.5 oz/100g), color 505 (Red/Gray). Size US 4 (3.5mm) 32" circular knitting needles. 18 Ring stitch markers. 2 Locking stitch markers. 1202 Size 6/0 glass beads, Miyuki #4513. Size US 13/14 or 11/12 steel crochet hook. Yarn needle or large embroidery needle.
Skill level: Intermediate Skills used: Short rows, W&T, working from a chart, working from written instructions, attaching beads, picots, increases, decreases, eyelets. Pattern includes detailed instructions for working from a chart, w&t, and attaching beads.