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Catching Katniss


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Catching Katniss was inspired by the Hunger Games: Catching Fire movie. The delicate lace edging of the shawl represents the flames that turn into the stunning Mockingjay gown that Katniss wears. This effortless shawl begins with an easy lace border, followed by a garter stitch body that is worked in short rows. It's a perfect take to the beach or road trip knitting project! If you have never knitted a shawl, this would be a perfect one to begin with. This deceptively easy to knit shawl begins with a delicate lace edging worked from the bottom up. The body is worked in garter stitch short rows. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY knit cast on bind off chart reading yarn over K2tog GAUGE 22 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches in In lace pattern, blocked. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 50" across the top, 7.25" on short ends, 19. 25" deep, 30.5" on each long side. The size can be adjusted by adding additional lace repeats. SUGGESTED YARN 340 yards of Fingering weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Indieway Yarns First String Plus, Miss Babs Yummy 2-Ply Fingering. COLORWAY Shown in Indieway Yarns Ring of Fire Colorway.

Recommended with this pattern

  • 340 yards of fingering weight yarn, US 7 32" circular needle, tapestry needle for weaving in ends, blocking wires and blocking boards are not required but very helpful

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Lara Smoot Designs
Lara Smoot Designs
The Blue Ridge Mountains form the backdrop for my home in Central Virginia. It’s a beautiful area and the surrounding countryside provides inspiration for many of my designs. The ever changing colors of the seasons remind me of the hand dyed yarns that I enjoy using in my designs. I strive to create patterns that are fun to knit and easy to follow. I hope that you will enjoy knitting them as much as I have enjoyed designing them.