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Demalangeni Shawl


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  • Lace|Short Rows

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Demalangeni is a triangular, crescent shaped shawl. It is worked from the bottom edge up. The lace border is worked along the full width of the shawl, and then short rows are used to fill in the body with a simple textured stitch that resembles mock cables. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY long-tail cast-on, knit, purl lace stitches short rows GAUGE 10 sts/14 rows = 2 inches in charted border pattern. Gauge is not essential for this project. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 60"/152.5 cm wide, 15.5"/40cm long

Supplies Needed

  • 29" US 5/3.75mm circular needle; 29" US 7/4.5mm circular needle for cast on.
  • 450 yds/411m fingering/sock yarn such as Yarn Love Elizabeth Bennet (65% superwash merino/20% bamboo rayon/15% silk, 195yds/50g)
  • stitch markers

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