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La Cumparsita Shawl


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  • Lace

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Because of the nature of PDF downloads, I cannot offer refunds for purchases. Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns before you buy. I want to make sure you only buy a pattern you really want. Thank you so much. La Cumparsita is one of the most well known tangos and means 'the little parade.' This delicate lacy shawl is composed of two complimentary lace patterns and a simple border with an easy picot bind off. Worked in superwash merino wool, it's surprisingly durable and ready to be worn over a flirty ruffled dress or slung round your neck as a elegant scarf. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY knit purl yarn over decrease increase cast on bind off work from a chart blocking lace GAUGE 20 sts x 28 rows = 4"/10cm in stockinette. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS One Size: 62"/157.5 cm wide by 31"/79 cm deep

Recommended with this pattern

  • 560 yds/512 m Dizzy Blonde Studios Dizzy Blonde Superwash Sock
  • US size 5/3.75mm (or size to obtain gauge) circular needles 32"/80cm length
  • NOTE: Yarn estimate is exact, you may wish to buy extra to be safe.

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Marnie MacLean Designs
Marnie MacLean Designs
I have a non-crafty day job, but in my off time, I am an independent knitting pattern designer, Production Assistant at and all purpose crafty person. Over the past year, I've taken up sewing in earnest and am doing my best to get gooder at it. It's going wellishly.