This shawl is a wonderful project to try different techniques that results in a beautiful piece. You're sure to receive plenty of compliments when you wear this shawl! Shawl is adorned with 6/0 glass beads that can be omitted if knitter desires.
Asymmetrical shawl design measures 48"/122cm along bottom edge, 94'/240cm along left edge, 67"/167cm along right edge, and 31"/79cm deep, after blocking. DK weight. Sport and fingering weight also suitable for a smaller shawl.
Gauge: 4.5 stitches and 6.5 rows on stockinette/stocking stitch.
Materials: 2 skeins Fyberspates "Vivacious DK" (100% Superwash Merino Wool, 251 yds/230m, 115g/4.1 oz), color 815 Lundy Island (main color) 1 skeins Fyberspates "Vivacious DK" (100% Superwash Merino Wool, 251 yds/230m, 115g/4.1 oz), color 802 Copper Tones (contrasting color) 24"/60cm Size US 8/6mm circular knitting needles 4 Stitch markers Cable needle 336 Size 6/0 glass beads. They should coordinate with both main color and contrasting colors. Size US 11/12 or 13/14 steel crochet hook Yarn needle or large embroidery needle
Skill level: Intermediate Skills used: Creating stitches along side of lace border edge, slip stitches, twisted slip stitches, Front and Back Cross stitches, working from a chart, working from written instructions, attaching beads, mesh, increases and decreases.
Pattern includes detailed instructions for working from a chart and attaching beads. Pattern also contains to links for video tutorials for creating stitches along lace edging; twisted wrap stitch; and working Back and Front cross stitches without a cable needle.