Sunday, September 12, 2010

Petrel - Caterpillar Knits


Petrel
Designed by Kristen TenDyke
Published in Caterpillar Knits

Knit in Eco Wool - 100% Undyed Peruvian Highland Wool -478 yds/250 g - shown in 8010 1-2 hanks


Finished Measurements:approx 22 (27½, 29½)" [56 (70, 75) cm] long
44 (55, 59)" [112 (139.5, 150) cm] wide

This beautiful lace shawl begins at the center top edge with a provisional cast on. A few rows are worked in the cable panel. Stitches are picked up along the side of the cable panel, then the provisional stitches are picked up. Stitches are increased along each outer edge, and along the center cable panel to shape the shawl. Short rows are worked to complete each point at the lower edge of the shawl. Stiches are cast on then bound off for the knots at the point of each tip.

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