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Buffalo Grove, IL USA

Inna Voltchkova was born and raised in Kiev, the oldest city in Eastern Europe. A trip to Chicago in 1991 introduced her to the love of her life. She moved to the Chicago area.

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Russian Triangular Shawl 'Polushalok'

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Russian Triangular Shawl 'Polushalok'
Russian Triangular Shawl 'Polushalok'
Russian Triangular Shawl 'Polushalok'
Russian Triangular Shawl 'Polushalok'
Russian Triangular Shawl 'Polushalok' Polushalok
Russian Triangular Shawl 'Polushalok'

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • knit 2 together
  • knit 3 together
  • yarn over
  • cast on
  • bind off

Pattern Description:

Shawl knitted from bottom to top along with traditional lace knitting techniques and Orenburg Style Lace motifs - yarn over and knit two together and Diagonals, Honeycomb, Peas, Strawberry, Large Strawberry motifs and "teeth" lace border.
Unique construction -no wrong side.
The shawl is worked in garter-stitch lace with the blank squares of the chart representing knit stitches on both right-side and wrong-side rows.
When working the main section of the shawl, use different colored markers to indicate whether you are on right-side or wrong-side rows.
Slip edge stitches as if to purl with yarn in front (sl1 pwise wyif).
When working the body of the shawl, the number of stitches between the yarnovers just inside the markers will correspond with the row number (except row 299-300sts); for example: Row 23 has 23 sts between yarnovers.

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no gauge given for lace patt

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 75 inches (190.5cm) wide and 44 inches (112 cm) tall after blocking


  • Laceweight yarn - 1200 yards /1097m

You Will Also Need:

  • US size # 2 (3 mm) needles
  • Stitch holders
  • 2 Stitch markers in different colors
  • Tapestry needle
  • T- Pins
  • Flexible blocking wires for traditional blocking (optional)

Suggested yarn:

1200 yards of Lace weight

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