Ischnura Shawl Knitting Pattern PDF

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The Ischnura Shawl is a warm and cozy crescent shawl knit in bulky weight wool. Named after a genus of damselflies, this shawl is worked flat from the bottom up on a circular needle, beginning with the lace section. Short rows are used to shape the upper (garter stitch) section.

The pattern provides full instructions for working the short rows. The lace stitch is provided in both a chart and in written, line-by-line form.

Finished (Blocked) Measurements:
72 inches/183 cm wide at top by 15.5 inches/39 cm deep at center

--575 yds/525 m bulky weight yarn. Sample was knit with Brooklyn Tweed Quarry [100% Targhee-Columbia wool; 200yd/183m per 100 gr skein], color: Gypsum, 3 skeins.
--US #10/6.00mm 32-inch or 40-inch circular needle
--Stitch markers, tapestry needle

10 sts/16 rows = 4”/10 cm in lace pattern, after blocking
11 sts/18 rows = 4”/10 cm in garter stitch, after blocking

Gauge is not crucial for this design, but if your gauge differs from the pattern gauge, the dimensions of your shawl will be different as well. If you knit at a looser gauge, you may need more yarn.

Instructions: Stitch patterns are provided in both charts and in written, line-by-line form.

PLEASE NOTE: This listing is for a knitting pattern PDF with instructions for how to knit the shawl. It is NOT for the shawl itself.

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