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Penstemon is a crescent shaped shawl worked from the bottom up, starting from the lace edge. It is shaped into a crescent shape using short rows. The bottom part of the shawl with its bell shaped lace led to the name Penstemon. Chart and written instructions are provided for the lace stitch pattern. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY k2tog, ssk, yo, central double decrease, twisted stitches GAUGE 17 stitches and 29 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch, after blocking SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 16" x 47" SUGGESTED YARN 540 yards of Lace weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN SweetGeorgia Merino Silk Lace COLORWAY Pomegranate

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  • US #4 6mm circular needles
  • Around 200 size 6 beads
  • 20 stitch markers

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Affiknity Designs
I am a programmer by day and a knitting designer by night. Even though the sweater days are so few in Bangalore, I still knit and design knitwear with the hope of living in a colder city sometime. I blog about my knitting and designing adventures on my blog: