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V-Start Triangle Lace Shawl
HeartStrings knitting pattern #H82
A flattering neckline and easy-to-knit lace patterns combine to create this appealing triangle lace shawl. Instructions are available for shoulder shawl and full length shawl sizes as well as guidance to easily adapt for other sizes.
Full length shawl shown in Mountain Colors Winter Lace wool/silk color Mountain Twilight
Shoulder shawl size shown in Mountain Colors Winter Lace Junior wool/silk color Daybreak
Sizes: Shoulder shawl (Full length shawl): wingspan 64(90)"; back center spine length 27(35)"
Yarn: 600(1200) yards lace weight
Suggested needles: US 4 (3.5 mm)
Gauge: 20 stitches = 4 inches over blocked lace
2 stitch markers for designating end of each panel section
tapestry needle for finishing ends
blocking board and rust proof blocking wires/pins
Construction: worked flat in rows, starting at V neckline and increasing to lower edge in one piece; no sewing or grafting
Stitches used: knit, purl, slip, k2tog, ssk, yarn over, sl1-k2tog-psso (optional)
Stitch instructions: charted and written
Special technique: knit-thru double decrease (ktdd)
Skill level: intermediate or adventurous advanced beginner lace knitter
Another wearing option is to turn back the neckline into a collar and decorate with a shawl pin
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Note: For people who'd like to make small neck kerchief size without the need to work up their owns calculations for resizing, see V-Start Neck Kerchief Scarf.
Also see Lace Scarves/Stoles, Faroese Shawls and Other Shawls in the Jackie E-S Design Collections.