The cushy and drapey Ledrada Shawlette is knitted with a soft fingering weight yarn held double. It can be enlarged very easily.
The contrast is provided by a lustrous viscose/cotton yarn, which is also held double.
The matching mittens are knitted with the same yarns, held single strand.
The edging of the Shawlette is charted.
Baby Alpaca Silk: 385 y
Cotton Viscose: 265 y
If you enlarge the shawl the yardage requirements will increase.
14 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches in St st
650 yards of Fingering weight
This is my website: www.innerShelter.net where I have a virtual gallery for my enamelled jewellery and information about my knitting patterns.
With a background in arts and crafts and design, it was only a matter of (little) time until I started designing knitted items. I am just getting started, and loving it. My blog is: http://inner-shelter.blogspot.be/