Extendo Shawl

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Extendo Shawl Pattern

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Knitting: Extendo Shawl
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Category:

Knitting

Type:

Accessory

Fit:

Women, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized

Item:

Shawl

Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Pattern Description:

The Extendo Shawl is worked from the bottom up, it's edging is worked first in two halves and grafted in the center. The body stitches are then picked up across the top of the edging and worked with decreases at the edges and center seam so that the shawl seamlessly tapers to the top. Optional beads add both weight and texture to this piece creating a fabric that is knit though it appears woven. The Extendo stitch, while looking quite complex, is easily memorized and repeats itself throughout the entire body of the shawl. Video links are included for the tricksy bits!

Materials
Light Fingering Weight - Small- 600 yards
Large- 900 yards
OR

YARN USED
Small- Malabrigo Sock (100% merino; 440 yd [402 m]/ 100 g): terracotta; 2 skeins
Large- Schaefer Yarn Andrea (100% cultivated silk; 1093 yd [1000 m]/ 100 g): chamomile; 2 skeins

Size 4 (3.5 mm) 40" circular needle
Two Size 4 (3.5 mm) double pointed needles
Size 12 (1 mm) Crochet Hook for threading on beads OR Super Floss (optional)
Size E/4 (3.5 mm) Crochet Hook for attaching fringe (optional)
896 (1760) Size 6 glass seed beads, approx 80 (150) grams (optional)
scrap yarn and crochet hook (for cast on)
markers
cable needle
tapestry needle

Gauge:

Gauge (for both yarn weights and sizes)
22 sts /32 rows = 4" (10 cm) in st st, blocked
19 sts /31 rows = 4" (10 cm) in pattern st, blocked.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Small- Approx. 44" at widest point, 22" at longest point
  • Large- Approx. 64" at widest point, 28" at longest point

Materials:

  • Light Fingering Weight - Small- 600 yards Large- 900 yards
  • Lace Weight (Held Double)- Small- 1200 yards Large- 1800 yards
  • YARN USED Small- Malabrigo Sock (100% merino; 440 yd [402 m]/ 100 g): terracotta; 2 skeins
  • Large- Schaefer Yarn Andrea (100% cultivated silk; 1093 yd [1000 m]/ 100 g): chamomile; 2 skeins

You Will Also Need:

  • Size 4 (3.5 mm) 40" circular needle
  • Two Size 4 (3.5 mm) double pointed needles
  • Size 12 (1 mm) Crochet Hook for threading on beads OR Super Floss (optional)
  • Size E/4 (3.5 mm) Crochet Hook for attaching fringe (optional)
  • 896 (1760) Size 6 glass seed beads, approx 80 (150) grams (optional)
  • scrap yarn and crochet hook (for cast on)
  • markers
  • cable needle
  • tapestry needle

About Designer

About Designer

Laura Nelkin on craftsy.com

Laura Nelkin lives in upstate New York, where the sunny season is short, leaving plenty of time to be indoors knitting. Though she has a degree in apparel design, she took to knitting years ago and hasn't looked back since. Laura is currently enamored with lace, and with incorporating beads into knitted jewelry, so most of her designs lean in this direction. She travels often to teach these ...

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