Limerick

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Limerick Pattern

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Knitting: Limerick
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Category:

Knitting

Type:

Accessory

Fit:

Women, Girls, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized

Item:

Shawl

Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Basic knitting skills
  • Increases/decreases
  • Working simple lace from chart

Pattern Description:

Limerick is a lace shawl in two sizes worked top-down beginning at the center back and gradually increases at four points, forming the triangular shape. This short and sweet shawl looks great in both handpainted and self-striping yarns. The smaller size can be made with just one skein of sock yarn.

The pattern is charted only, but the lace patterns are quite simple and easy to memorize. There are guidelines on adjusting the sizing. The main lace pattern flows into the edging pattern, forming gently pointed edges.

Gauge:

Gauge After Blocking
Small Shawl: 19 stitches / 32 rows = 4 inches in Main Lace on US 6 / 4.0 mm
Large Shawl: 23 stitches / 43 rows = 4 inches in Main Lace on US 3 / 3.25 mm

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Small Shawl: 46in wide x 19.5in tall at center (117cm x 50cm)
  • Large Shawl: 58.5in wide x 23in tall at center (149cm x 58cm)

Materials:

  • Small Shawl: App. 327 yards/299 meters sport weight yarn
  • Large Shawl: App. 563 yards/514 meters lace weight yarn
  • Small Shawl: #6 (4.0mm) 40" circular
  • Large Shawl: #3 (3.25mm) 40" circular

You Will Also Need:

  • stitch markers
  • Tapestry needle
  • G (4.0mm) crochet hook for provisional cast-on
  • waste yarn

About Designer

About Designer

knottygnome on craftsy.com

I engage in many crafts including knitting, spinning, crochet, quilting, sewing, and embroidery. My husband and I are permitted to co-exist with our three cats, our dog, and my crafting supplies.

I have had patterns published in Knotions, Knitcircus, Interweave Knits Accessories, and the Fresh Designs book series as well as Quilty magazine.

Visit my website at http://www.knottygnome.com

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