Maenad

Maenad $5.95


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Long and shallow, the generous length of this shawlette makes it easy to tie in front or throw over your shoulder. Starting at the top, the body of the shawl is worked using simplified short rows and the lace edging to finish the piece is knitted on at the end.
Part of the Stolen Stitches Autumn Collection 2011.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

Length: 82″ / 208.5 cm from end to end after blocking
Depth: 16″ / 40.5 cm at center after blocking

MATERIALS

MC: Noro ‘Silk Garden Sock Yarn’: (40% Lamb’s Wool, 25% Silk, 25% Nylon, 10% Kid Mohair; 328 yd / 300 m per 100g skein); Color: S267; 1 skein.
CC: Quince & Co. ‘Tern’: (75% Wool, 25% Silk; 221 yd / 202 m per 50g skein); Color: Barnacle (139); 2 skeins.
For single-color version only, approx. 640 yd / 585 m needed in total.
1 US 6 / 4 mm circular needle 40″ /100 cm long
1 US 7 / 4.5 mm straight needles (or circ if desired)
Tapestry needle

GAUGE

20 sts / 42 rows = 4″ / 10 cm in garter st with smaller needle before blocking
17 sts / 38 rows = 4″ / 10 cm in garter st with smaller needle after blocking
Lace Edging measures 5″ / 12.5 cm wide at widest point with larger needles after blocking

TECHNIQUES DESCRIBED

Picot cast on
Short Rows

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