PDX Knitterati Twisted Pattern Line - Shawls, Ooh La Lace

PDX Knitterati

Twisted Pattern Line - Shawls, Ooh La Lace

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Twisted Pattern Line - Shawls, Ooh La Lace - from PDX Knitterati

Designed by Michele Bernstein (PDX Knitterati). This pattern was originally released as a part of Twisted’s Shawlette Club in May 2013. A life-long love affair with all things French is the inspiration for this lacy edged shawlette. The knitting begins at the lower edge with waves of lace like a can-can dancer's frilly petticoat, and continues with a row of iconic Eiffel Towers. This crescent shawlette is shaped with simple short rows, and finished with a garter stitch eyelet border at the upper edge. Ooh la la! Yarn – 325 (425) yards fingering-weight yarn. Shown in Blissful Knits BFL Silk Sock Yarn (55% Bluefaced Leicester, 45% silk; 438 yards/100 grams) colorway Platinum. Gauge - 22 sts = 4 inches in stockinette stitch. Needles - US #5/3.75 mm (or size to get gauge) 24 inch circular and US #7/4.5 mm (or two sizes larger than previous) 24 inch circular for cast on and bind off. Notions - Tapestry needle. Skill level - Advanced beginner (basic lace, short rows). Size/Finished measurements - Small (Large). 42 (43)” wide measured along top edge; 12.5 (16)" deep at center, measured after blocking. Small version shown with turquoise shirt; large version shown with dark purple shirt.