Uses 1 Skein of Feederbrook's Milk and Honey Sport 600 yards Special milled in Selenium colorway. The shawl is knit from the little end to the top so you will be doing a good bit of increasing. Also the shawl was named "Little Fountain of Youth" because the lace pattern in the center is called little fountain and the Selenium is thought to keep you youthful. This pattern also comes in a kit or with the yarn . Please tell me if you would like a hard copy mailed to you other wise pattern is sent via email as a pdf file.