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Mistral Shawl from the Summer in France Collection by Lavender Hill Knits
Check out my blog post for information on the blue shawl shown in the second photo, www.lavenderhillknits.com
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Pattern directions include color pictures, very detailed knitting instructions and definitions of stitches used, and NO CHARTS. So this pattern is easily accomplished by an advanced beginner to intermediate knitter.
In the Rhône Valley of Southern France, a strong, cold northwesterly wind called the Mistral is common in winter and spring. It brings clear, dry air into the region making the agricultural conditions perfect for growing grapes used to make wine. The Southern Rhône area is home to many vineyards producing several varieties of wine. One of the most famous wines is Châteauneuf-du-pape, a lovely red blend.
The Mistral wind inspired this shawl with its flowing lines representing the winds that pass over the landscape. The pattern consists of increases on one edge, and a simple repeating lace pattern along another edge that is easily memorized once you get going. Easy enough that you could even enjoy a glass of Châteauneuf-du-pape while you knit! The shawl is asymmetrical, completely reversible, and looks perfect no matter how you wear it. Cheers!
Materials needed to make the shawl:
Size US 4 (3.25mm) 29" or longer circular knitting needles
630 yards of lace weight yarn (pink shawl shown was made with Madeline Tosh Prairie yarn).
Finished measurements blocked:
After blocking: 43” (109cm) x 45” (114cm) x 64” (163cm)
Using size US 4 needles and lace weight yarn, in garter stitch and blocked: 5 stitches and 9 rows over 1”. Adjust your needle size as necessary to get the specified gauge.
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6mm = 1/4"
8mm = 5/16"
10mm = 3/8"
13mm = 1/2"
15-16mm = 5/8"
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