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les Abeilles

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Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, increase/decrease

Pattern Description:

A silky little triangle, worked from hem to neck in three sizes (mini/petite/tall) with an ornately sculpted hem. The easy-to-work stitch patterns and wrong-side rest rows make this piece a great first shawl project, or a fun, relaxing weekend traveler for experienced knitters. The ornate look belies its simplicity of construction; this piece knits up quickly and effortlessly to make a dazzling last-minute gift.
Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in an overall variation in size


24 sts and 32 rows = 4 inches in stockinette (unblocked; fabric will be relaxed)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 17(23, 29) inches long at center back and 40(60, 80) inches across top edge (blocked)


  • 275(550, 800) yards of any silky fingering yarn with approximately 400 yards/100 grams
  • Needles: size 4US (3.5 mm) circular needle (or size to obtain correct gauge) DPNs same size for final join (optional)

Suggested yarn:

800 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Sunshine Yarns Sunsilk



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