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Nile Valley Shawl


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  • Short Rows

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Nile Valley is a lace crescent-shaped shawl inspired by the winding Nile River. Begun with an intricate lace border, the zig-zag lines of eyelets continue up into the short-row shaped body. Nile Valley uses 1 skein of sock yarn, and the stitch patterns compliment the color variations of hand-dyed yarn. Border lace pattern is in charted form only. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY ability to read a chart short rows k2tog ssk k3tog sk2p yo GAUGE 1 repeat of Border is 5" wide and 7" long after blocking SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 60" wide and 14" long at center SUGGESTED YARN 430 yards of Fingering weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Dream In Color Smooshy COLORWAY Emerald Darkness

Recommended with this pattern

  • US #6/4 mm needles
  • 430 yards fingering weight yarn
  • pins for blocking

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Cassie Castillo is a knitwear designer and military spouse. She is a fashion designer by day and mad crafter at night. Along with knitting, she enjoys spinning, weaving, crocheting, sewing and dyeing.