Rock Island

Rock Island

Lace Triangle

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4 of 5

1 is least difficult, 5 is most difficult

A ribbon of zigzag lace with a yarnover selvedge forms the foundation for this pretty triangular shawl. Stitches picked up from the yarnovers take a few steadying ridges of garter stitch while decreases are established at the edges and spine, then begin to intermingle in a traditional two-sided lace pattern before relaxing into an ever-diminishing field of garter. This perfect balance of focused effort and straightforward plain knitting has made Rock Island an enduring favorite in the Brooklyn Tweed archives.

*Note: If you have previously purchased a digital version of Rock Island, you will be gifted the updated version on the launch of the Vale yarn line, 5/17/17.

YARDAGE

  • 680 total yards of laceweight wool yarn

YARN

Please note: the stitch patterns in this shawl are charted only.

Gauge
  • 16 stitches & 30 rows = 4″ in garter stitch, after blocking
Needles
  • One 32” circular needle in size needed to obtain gauge listed
  • Suggested Size: 4½ mm (US 7)
Finished dimensions
  • 68” wingspan [172.5 cm] & 31” [78.5 cm] height at center spine

Measurements taken from relaxed fabric after blocking

Tutorials for all special techniques listed below are included in the pattern:

  • Kitchener Stitch (Grafting)
Jared Flood
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