Winnowing

Winnowing

Textured Crescent Shawl

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This pretty shawl is worked seamlessly in two parts and once finished, resembles a Faroese Crescent. The Shawl Body is worked first, utilizing a center-out construction. Upon completion of the first section, a Knitted-On Border is worked and consumes live stitches from Shawl Body, negating the need for a traditional bind-off. The shape may look peculiar as you knit, but as with most lace knitting, it blooms into a gorgeous finished shape after blocking.

YARDAGE

  • Approximately 825 yards of fingering weight wool yarn

YARN

Note: Our sample used almost all of the third skein – we recommend purchasing a fourth to make sure you have enough yarn to finish.

Gauge
  • Finished Gauge: 22 stitches & 32 rows = 4″ measured over half- twisted rib pattern in Size A needle, with relaxed fabric after lace-blocking
  • Blocked-To Gauge: Shawl radius was stretched to 23″ during blocking, creating a “blocked-to” gauge of 16 stitches & 25 rows = 4″ in twisted rib pattern, measured over Knitted-On Border
Needles

Size A needle:

  • One 32″ circular needle in size needed to obtain gauge listed
  • Suggested Size: 3½ mm (US 4)
Finished dimensions
  • 21½” radius, measured from center point (neck) to outer border from relaxed fabric after blocking
Construction notes
  • Worked seamlessly in two parts and once finished; resembles a Faroese Crescent. Shawl Body is worked first, utilizing a center- out construction. Upon completion of the first section, a Knitted-On Border is worked and consumes live stitches from Shawl Body, negating the need for a traditional bind-off.
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