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Get an Edge to Start Shawl

HeartStrings knitting pattern #A61

Get an Edge to Start Shawl - shown flat with turned down collar

Start this lusciously fluid triangle shawl with a stunning 10" wide lace edging for a different take on triangle shawl construction.

Get an Edge to Start Shawl - mitered tip of triangle shawl
Detail of mitered tip of the Get an Edge to Start triangle shawl
Knitted in Tilli Tomas Beaded Lace and Demi Plié
Number of projects for this pattern that are posted on Ravelry
Get an Edge to Start Shawl is designed for knitting with a yarn plied with beads and a companion unbeaded plain yarn. The beaded yarn is featured in the wide diamond edging. The unbeaded yarn is used to fill in the triangular body of the shawl with a lacy V-diagonal trellis stitch that both keeps the silhouette of the triangle shawl shallower than usual and naturally extends into an attractive collar.

This shallower triangle shawl can be more flattering to your derriere when wearing the shawl traditionally with the point hanging down center of back.

Get an Edge to Start Shawl - front view Get an Edge to Start Shawl - back view

Another attractive way to wear this shawl is upside down from the traditional.

alternative way to wear Get an Edge to Start Shawl - front view alternative way to wear Get an Edge to Start Shawl - back view

A bonus is that the shawl is entirely reversible!

60" wide as measured across widest distance by 40" length at center back including turned-back collar. Lace or light fingering weight yarns as follows: Yarn plied with beads (used for edging and upper border): 495 yards. Coordinating unbeaded yarn (used for body of shawl): 450 yards. US 5 / 3.75 mm needles suggested. Charted and written instructions.

Sample model was knitted in Tilli Tomas Beaded Lace 100% Silk with Petite Beads (50g/165 yds - 3 skeins) and Tilli Tomas Demi Plié 100% Natural Plied Silk (50g/290 yds - 2 skeins), both in color 280 Washington.

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