The Irish Sea shawl Pattern

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The Irish Sea shawl Pattern

Pattern Details

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Category:

Knitting

Type:

Accessory

Fit:

Women, Girls, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized

Item:

Shawl

Skill Level:

intermediate skill level requirement Advanced

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • understanding of lace knitting
  • ability to work in the round
  • understanding of multiple repeats

Pattern Description:

This yarn so reminded me of the Irish Sea with it's myriad of colors ... so I searched and found some lovely lace-stitch patterns to complete the nautical theme -- the Sea Spray Lace at the top and the Ocean Waves Lace below are fun to knit (and relatively easy to keep track of since the first is a 12-stitch rep and the second is a 24 stitch rep).

The yarn shown is Regia's 4-Fach Haltbar in their Design Line. The colorway is Kaffe Fasset.

Enjoy!

This is the August design for my Brigid Collection (http://www.marygildersleeve.com/gallery-ii/the-brigid-collection/)

Gauge:

4sts x 6rnds = 1" stockinette (blocked)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 37" diameter circle (with a 7" circle opening)

Materials:

  • approx 450 yds of fingering weight washable wool (sample used two 50-gr balls of Regia 4-Fach Haltbar)
  • US#10 circs (16" and 32" lengths)
  • 10 stitch markers, one a different color from the rest to mark beg of rnd
  • tapestry needle to tuck in ends
  • lace blocking wires/pins and boards for finishing

Suggested yarn:

450 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Regia's 4-Fach Haltbar (Design Line)

Colorway:

Kaffe Fasset

About Designer

About Designer

Mary G knits on craftsy.com

Hi, my name is Mary Gildersleeve. I began designing shortly after teaching myself to knit at the age of 8, primarily because I do not take commands very well and I also could not afford the fancy yarns back then. Knitting and designing were my constant activities throughout undergrad, grad school and family life until, in 1997, I finally went professional and established By Hand, With Heart ... ...

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