Sheer elegance describes this delicate triangle shawl. From row 4 until the edging the pattern is a simple 2 row repeat that is quick to memorize. The pretty beaded border adds a touch of glimmer and enhances the drape of the shawl. Despite the intricate look of the fine fabric the shawl is relatively simple to make and you will be surprised at how fast it actually works up. This crochet pattern calls for 2 1/2 skeins of Knit Picks Gloss Lace yarn, but the pattern is flexible enough for you to experiment with your favorite yarns. To open up the stitches and to show off the pretty edging blocking is recommended. The blocked shawl measures 70" across the top, and 52" along the sides, but because the shawl is worked from the top center outward the pattern is flexible enough for you to make any size. This detailed well written pattern includes written instructions as well as a chart. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY sc - single crochet dc - double crochet tr - treble crochet GAUGE 5 sc and 7 rows = 2.5 cm (1") square with a 4.00 mm crochet hook. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Blocked Measurements: The shawl measures approximately 70" across the top, 52" along the sides and 36" from the top of the foundation loop to the tip of the shawl.