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Cloudy Skies Shawl


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Skills Needed

  • Eyelet
  • Lace
  • Seamless
  • Worked Flat

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Pattern Details

This fingering-weight triangular shawl is worked from the top down in a pretty lace pattern repeated throughout. A gradient yarn kit with four colours creates the lovely colour effect shown here. Any amount of yarn may be used; be sure to finish at the end of a 12 row repeat. Try this pattern with a gradient kit, gradient skein, separate colours, or a single colour. The possibilities are endless! The lace pattern is easy to master. All wrong side rows are purled. This shawl is easy to wear with curved wings that wrap around your shoulders. Amount of yarn required per colour: approx 110 yd of MC; approx 154 yd of CC1; approx 150 yd of CC2; approx 96 yd of CC3. Total: 510 yd. Shawl is worked flat, but a circular needle is used to accommodate the large number of stitches. Pattern includes list of abbreviations, diagram, and the pattern instructions are both written and charted. Finished measurements: Approximately 27 inches (69 cm) deep at middle point and 46 inches (117 cm) long across the top, after blocking. Skills required: knitting lace, blocking lace. Stitches used: k, p, k2tog, SKP, yo, M1 (backward loop cast-on), M1L, M1R.

Recommended with this pattern

  • Red Sock Blue Sock Yarn Comfort Sock Gradient Adventure (80% superwash merino wool, 20% nylon; 725 yd [663 m]/7 oz [200 g]). Four 50 g skeins in kit. Shown in Teal.
  • US size 6 [4.0 mm] 32” [80 cm] circular needle, or size needed to obtain gauge.

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Michelle Krause for Leah Michelle Designs
Michelle Krause for Leah Michelle Designs
Michelle Krause is a northern Canadian designer specializing in knitted accessories – scarves, cowls, shawls, hats, socks, and mittens. She enjoys designing with lace, cables, and texture. She works with all weights of yarn and focuses on designing one (or sometimes two) skein projects that are perfect for hand-dyed and/or luxury yarns. Leah Michelle Designs are uncomplicated, with clean lines and symmetry.