Allons-Y by Glenna C.


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September 2010
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
21 stitches = 4 inches
in lace motif in 2nd chart
US 7 - 4.5 mm
375 yards (343 m)
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At virtually any time of year, a small scarf-sized shawl can be a lifesaver. Shawls can dress up an outfit, brighten a dull day with a flash of colour, and provide an extra bit of warmth under the collar during chilly, transitional seasons. This one uses just a single 100g skein of fingering weight yarn, and the colour possibilities are endless! Adventurous knitters new to lace will find this approachable, and experienced knitters will have a finished object in no time. Choose your favourite single skein and ‘Let’s go!’

Instructions include charts for lace motifs.

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• Tanis Fiber Arts ‘Purple Label’ fingering weight 70% merino, 20% cashmere, 10% nylon; 375 yds/ 342 m per 4 oz/100g skein, or Tanis Fiber Arts ‘Blue Label’ fingering weight 80% superwash merino, 20% nylon; 420 yds/384 m per 4 oz/100g skein, 1 skein. (Sample shown in ‘poppy’, in Purple Label fingering weight).
• 4.5 mm needle, 24-inch circular
• stitch marker(s) as needed

• Finished shawl measures approximately 55 inches wide and 21 inches high, after blocking.

To execute this pattern, knitters will be required to:
• Work knit and purl
• Work basic lace elements, including yarnovers and decreases
• Follow charted stitch patterns
• Block completed garment