Queensway Shawl by Holli Yeoh

Queensway Shawl

Knitting
February 2017
Lace ?
14 stitches and 23 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch on larger needles, blocked
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
3.5 mm (E)
0.6 mm
1040 yards (951 m)
22” wide x 78” long
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A little Mohair goes a long way with this lovely pink cloud. You’ll want to use every inch of the extra generous proportions to cacoon yourself in its marshmallow-soft textures, and you’ll have plenty of length to attractively drape your lace with a little fabulously studied nonchalance.

The Queensway Shawl is a rectangular shawl started with a provisional cast on, which is later picked up for the all-around lace edge. The unusual “tuck” stitches are used to create a diamond motif over a ground of reverse stockinette. Beads are placed to emphasize the tucked stitches.

This pattern includes both written instructions and charts.

Finished Measurements
22” wide x 78” long / 56 cm wide x 198 cm long

Yarn
Laceweight mohair yarn; 1000 yd (915 m)

Shown in Knit Picks Aloft Super Kid Mohair (affiliate link) (72% Super Kid Mohair, 28% Silk; 260 yards/25g) in Cosmopolitan, 4 balls.

Needles + Notions
5 mm (US 8) Needles;
4 mm (US 6) Circular Needles, 60″ (150 cm) long;
3.5 mm (E-4) Crochet Hook for provisional cast on;
180 6/0 Beads;
110 6/0 Beads for edging (optional);
0.6 mm Crochet Hook for beading;
Yarn Needle;
Stitch Markers.

Substitution Notes
Substitute with any laceweight kid mohair yarn with or without silk blended in.

Techniques
Provisional crochet cast on, increases/decreases, working tuck stitch and simple lace from charts or written instructions, placing beads with crochet hook, picking up stitches, knitting in the round, knit-on edging.