The Ischnura Shawl is a warm and cozy crescent shawl knit in bulky weight wool. Named after a genus of damselflies, the shawl is worked flat from the bottom up on a circular needle, beginning with the lace section. Short rows are used to shape the upper (garter stitch) section.
Finished (Blocked) Measurements: 72 inches/183 cm wide at top by 15.5 inches/39 cm deep at center
Materials: --575 yds/525 m bulky weight yarn. Sample was knit with Brooklyn Tweed Quarry [100% Targhee-Columbia wool; 200yd/183m per 100 gr skein], color: Gypsum, 3 skeins. --US #10/6.00mm 32-inch or 40-inch circular needle --Stitch markers, tapestry needle
Gauge: 10 sts/16 rows = 4”/10 cm in lace pattern, after blocking; 11 sts/18 rows = 4”/10 cm in garter stitch, after blocking
Instructions: Stitch patterns are provided in both charts and in written, line-by-line form. The pattern includes full instructions for working the garter stitch short rows.