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Clara Shawl

Extract from Neck Effects • By Sixth&Spring Books • Published by GMC Publications

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Cost
$ $ $ $ $
Difficulty
• • • • •
Time
2h00

Neck Effects
Designed by wei wilkins

An airy scallop lace shawl is anchored by garter stitch edges and elegant Chinese tassels at the ends.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Approx 12½ x 53”/31.5 x 134.5cm after blocking

GAUGE
28 sts and 36 rows to 4”/10cm after blocking over chart pat using size 4 (3.5mm) needles.
Take time to check gauge.

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  • Step 1

    SHAWL
    With crochet hook, chain 91. Place last st on knitting needle and pick up and k 90 sts through back of crochet chain—91 sts.

    Begin chart
    Row 1 (RS) K5, work chart to rep line, work 16-st rep 4 times, work to end of chart, k5.
    Row 2 K5, work to rep line, work 16-st rep 4 times across, work to end of chart, k5.
    Cont to work in this way, keeping first and last 5 sts of every row in garter st until row 12 is complete. Rep rows 1–12 until piece measures approx 53”/134.5cm from beg, end with a row 12. Knit 
1 row.
    Bind off loosely.

  • How to make a shawl. Clara Shawl - Step 2
    Step 2

    FINISHING
    Block to measurements.
    Tassels
    Mark positions of 7 tassels at the points on each end of shawl. Wrap yarn around cardboard 12 times. Cut one end of looped yarn open. Draw the strands through a marked stitch to the halfway point so that ends are even. Wrap one end of an 18”/45.5cm length of yarn tightly around the top of the tassel 10 times, allowing the other end to form part of the tassel. Draw the wrapping end of the strand through the loop and pull both ends of the tying strand straight down. Neatly trim the tassel ends. n

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