Zhongwen Weijin (Chinese Stole)

Project Description

What are you most proud of? Love. Happiness. Strength. Balance. Adventure. Friendship. Let your knitting communicate your wishes in a special way for yourself, or as a message to a friend or loved one with beautiful Chinese characters (hanzi). This stole features lace mesh to create each of your selected characters. Borders between the characters are Trigrams (yin and yang of Tao) which are worked in your choice of clusters of stitches, nupps, or by adding beads to your knitting.

What you will need

  • 880 yds Knit Picks Gloss Lace in Dandelion; #4 (3.5 mm) needles
  • 2 stitch markers
  • 762 - #6 beads for trigrams
  • 0.75mm crochet hook for beading

Q&A with haashausknits

qulady asked:
just gorgeous!! i love the message in the shawl- truly inspiring!!
haashausknits answered:
Thank you. There is a choice of 11 different messages the knitter can choose from. There is also Wisdom, Prosperity, Peace and others.

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