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Russian Triangular Shawl "Polushalok"


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Skills Needed

  • Lace
  • Seamless
  • Worked Flat

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Pattern Details

Shawl knitted from bottom to top along with traditional lace knitting techniques and Orenburg Style Lace motifs - yarn over and knit two together and Diagonals, Honeycomb, Peas, Strawberry, Large Strawberry motifs and "teeth" lace border. Unique construction -no wrong side. The shawl is worked in garter-stitch lace with the blank squares of the chart representing knit stitches on both right-side and wrong-side rows. When working the main section of the shawl, use different colored markers to indicate whether you are on right-side or wrong-side rows. Slip edge stitches as if to purl with yarn in front (sl1 pwise wyif). When working the body of the shawl, the number of stitches between the yarnovers just inside the markers will correspond with the row number (except row 299-300sts); for example: Row 23 has 23 sts between yarnovers. Please note it is NO REFUND for PDF. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY knit knit 2 together knit 3 together yarn over cast on bind off GAUGE no gauge given for lace patt SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 75 inches (190.5cm) wide and 44 inches (112 cm) tall after blocking SUGGESTED YARN 1200 yards of Lace weight

Recommended with this pattern

  • Laceweight yarn - 1200 yards /1097m
  • Flexible blocking wires for traditional blocking (optional)
  • 2 Stitch markers in different colors

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Inna Voltchkova was born and raised in Kiev, the oldest city in Eastern Europe. A trip to Chicago in 1991 introduced her to the love of her life. She moved to the Chicago area. She started knitting when she was ten years old; for the past 20+ years her passion has been lace knitting, especially Russian Lace. The Russian folklore theme is a common motif in Inna’s lace design, a well-thought out use of Orenburg knitting traditions with modern lace create interesting designs with bright ethnic character. Winner of the TKGA Design Contest in 2010, Inna's beautiful lace designs have been featured frequently in the pages of Piecework, Knitting Traditions magazines and Twist Collective. Inna also teaches Orenburg Style Lace knitting classes and workshops. Facebook : Inna Voltchkova & Russian Knitting Design