Upon the Spanish Main

from Kathleen Dames

Upon the Spanish Main Pattern

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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Category:

Knitting

Type:

Accessory

Fit:

Women

Item:

Shawl

Skill Level:

intermediate skill level requirement Advanced

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • casting on
  • binding off
  • knitting
  • purling
  • increasing
  • decreasing
  • 2-sided lace

Pattern Description:

Wrap yourself in a luscious shawl dripping with Spanish Lace before heading out onto the deck of your galleon. A little stockinette over your shoulders, and then the written and charted Spanish Lace flows down your back. This worked-on-both-sides lace is so spectacular, it doesn't need a separate edging, though it will require your concentration. You will have pride of place on the treasure fleet in this extra-wide triangle shawl!

Knit with one skein of Jill Draper Makes Stuff Splendor sock yarn (or any luscious fingering weight yarn). Two-sided lace pattern provided in both charted and written formats.

Rigorously test knit and tech edited.

Gauge:

20 sts x 30 rows = 4" in stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 64" wide x 19" deep

Materials:

  • 400yds fingering weight yarn
  • US6 24" circular needle

You Will Also Need:

  • stitch markers
  • tapestry needle

Suggested yarn:

400 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Jill Draper Makes Stuff Splendor Sock Yarn

Colorway:

Glacier

About Designer

About Designer

Kathleen Dames on craftsy.com

I live and knit in New York City and Bath, Maine, with my husband and our three children, getting my style fix in the one and my New England (Red Sox/cranberry bog/lobster roll/chilly nights in need of a sweater) fix in t'other.

Though I didn't realize it at the time, I've been a knitwear designer from my first large-scale knitting project, a poncho for which I wanted to use a different yarn ...

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