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Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend shawl

from By Hand, With Heart
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend shawl
Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend shawl
Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend shawl
Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend shawl

Pattern Description:

I love shawls but hate fiddling with them -- this design came to me one day when I noticed a woman had tied the ends of her shawl around each wrist. Made perfect sense to me ... so I had to design/knit my own version.

This would also make a great first-lace-knitting project since the repeat is easy to remember.

The sample is knit with a yak/bamboo blend in a DK weight, but any tightly spun, non-fuzzy DK/worsted will work for this design (including Ultra Pima, Venezia Worsted or Royal Llama Silk.

Directions are charted and written-out.

Gauge:

smaller needles - 7sts x 9 rws = 1" in stockinette
larger needles - 3.5sts x 5rws = 1" in stockinette

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • after blocking: approx 20" x 60"

Materials:

  • approx 490 yards of DK
  • US #3 dpns (for ribbing)
  • US #10.5 circs (at least 24")
  • stitch markers
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$5.00

Intermediate
Knitting
Clothing
Women
Shawl
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About the designer

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 ...

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