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Alma Lou


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I first knitted this shawlette for my mother, Alma, for her birthday. We call her Alma Lou, because her middle name is, quite surprisingly, Lucretia. I wanted something simple, with a bit of frou-frou, but not too much. Eyelets seemed to be the way to go, and on a garter background, they're almost rustic. This is a simple pattern with enough interest to keep you going. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Increases (YO) Decreases GAUGE 24 sts = 4" in stockinette st SUGGESTED YARN 350 yards of Fingering weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN shown in Black Trillium Lilt COLORWAY Antique

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Shannon Squire Designs
Shannon Squire Designs
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