Tailwind Shawl by Bonnie Sennott

Tailwind Shawl

December 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches
in Lace patt.
US 5 - 3.75 mm
864 yards (790 m)
14" wide and 64" long (excluding fringe).
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This pattern is available from interweave.com for $7.99.

Flocks of migrating birds and their aerial patterns inspired the Tailwind Shawl. It features a strikingly elegant lace pattern that’s both memorable and fun to knit. This season-spanning scarf is worked flat, and the fringe adds a pretty edging.

Difficulty Easy

Yarn Weight 3

Finished Size 14” wide and 64” long (excluding fringe).

Yarn Berroco Remix Light (30% nylon, 27% cotton, 24% acrylic, 10% silk, 9% linen; 432 yd (395 m)/3½ oz (100 g)): #6922 buttercup, 2 skeins.

Needles Size 5 (3.75 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Tapestry needle; crochet hook.

Gauge 22 sts and 25 rows = 4” in Lace patt.

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This shawl is worked back and forth from end to end.