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Alongshore Shawl

IMG_0027I released the Alongshore Shawl last week, my first collaboration with the fascinating and enchanting Mrs Crosby.

If you’re in the industry, you’ll be able to see this in person at the Mrs Crosby / Lorna’s Laces booth at TNNA in Phoenix.

The cables are worked with a simple combination of intarsia (yarn butterflies for each cable strand) and stranding (the grey is carried across the back of the cables).

The Details

Finished Measurements
Depth (edge): 8in / 20.5cm
Depth (center): 13.5in / 34.5cm
Outer edge: 66in / 167.5cm
Inner edge: 48in / 122cm

Yarn
Mrs Crosby Hat Box, 75% superwash merino / 15% silk / 10% cashmere (317 yds / 290m per 3.53oz / 100g), 2 skeins of Flame Colored Tanager (MC) and 1 skein of Smoky Granite (BC).

Needles
US4 / 3.5mm needles, or size to obtain gauge for lace

Gauge
approx 32 sts and 29 rows = 4in / 10 cm in lace and cabled edging (blocked)
approx 16 sts and 23.25 rows = 4in / 10cm in garter st (blocked)
Precise gauge is not necessary, but alterations in gauge will affect yarn requirements.

Notions
yarn needle, stitch markers as desired, (2) cable needles

Skills
lace knitting, cabling, intarsia, picking up stitches, short rows, reading charts

 

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