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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Pescadito

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • k2tog (knit two together)
  • k3tog (knit three together)
  • purl
  • p2tog (purl two together)
  • ssk (slip, slip, knit)

Pattern Description:

Designed by Adrienne Ku

This shawl is a triangle worked back and forth on a circular needle from the top down. The border is knit on. The last row of Shawl Body stitches are bound off by purling a stitch from the border together with a stitch from the Shawl Body at the end of every right side border row.

Pattern is written and charted.

Yarn called for:
Fibra Natura Whisper Lace (70% wool, 30% silk; 50 g/440 yd)
104 Fog (MC) - 1 ball
208 Orchid Dream (CC) - 1 ball

Pescadito is also available as part of the Contrarian Shawls eBook.


17 sts x 32 rows = 4" in Lace Pattern A, after blocking

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Length: 32"
  • Width: 64"


  • US Size 4 (3.5 mm) 24" circular or size needed to obtain gauge

You Will Also Need:

  • Tapestry Needle
  • 24 Stitch Markers

Suggested yarn:

880 yards of Lace weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Fibra Natura Whisper Lace


104 Fog and 208 Orchid Dream

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