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a big farm in the USA

I enjoy knitting mostly these days. I also love sewing, crocheting, baking, etc. I've gotten into designing knitting patterns, and that has bee all consuming, and pushed aside my other loves, which ...

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Madame Phelps Shawl

from Nerdy Gerdy Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Madame Phelps Shawl
Madame Phelps Shawl
Madame Phelps Shawl
Madame Phelps Shawl
Madame Phelps Shawl
Madame Phelps Shawl

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit
  • Purl
  • SSK
  • k2tog
  • psso
  • short rows
  • p2tog-b

Pattern Description:

This shawl uses a pretty French lace, which reminded me of my high school French teacher who stubbornly wouldn't let me fail. She never accepted less than my best, and I am better for it.

It's worked from the bottom up, using short rows, and the ruffle is added last.


23 stitches and 38 rows = 4"

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • shallow
  • deep


  • US 6 circular needle, 36" cord or longer
  • scrap yarn

Suggested yarn:

510 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light



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