Brooklyn Tweed Vale Pattern: Girasole

$12.00

Circular Lace Shawl Pattern Design by Jared Flood

DIMENSIONS:
Laceweight Version (Worsted Weight Version)
51 (72)" [129.5 (183) cm] diameter

Measurements taken from relaxed fabric after blocking

YARN REQUIRED:  

LACEWEIGHT VERSION:      3 skeins Vale Yarn   - 1150 total yards of laceweight wool yarn (sample shown in  Heron colorway)  100% American Rambouillet Wool (450 yards/50 grams)

WORSTED WEIGHT VERSION:
Brooklyn Tweed Shelter
— 100% American Targhee-Columbia Wool (140 yards/50 grams) 12 skeins

1675 total yards of worsted weight wool yarn

GAUGE:

LACEWEIGHT VERSION:
24 stitches & 26 rounds = 4" over lace pattern, after blocking
WORSTED WEIGHT VERSION:
16 stitches & 18 rounds = 4" over lace pattern, after blocking

Note: Finished gauge will vary once shawl is blocked into circular shape

NEEDLES:  One 32" circular needle and one set of double-pointed needles (DPNs)* in size needed to obtain gauge listed for version to be made Suggested Size: Laceweight Version:   4 mm (US 6) Worsted Weight Version:  5½ mm (US 9) *32" circular needle can be used instead of DPNs if using the Magic Loop method for working small circumferences in the round (e.g., the center of the shawl)

MATERIALS NEEDED:

Stitch markers, smooth waste yarn and 3 ½mm (US Size E-4) crochet hook for Provisional Cast On,  blunt tapestry needle, T-pins, flexible blocking wires (optional)

SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate

Required Techniques: Circular Cast On, lace knitting, reading charts, Backward Loop Cast On

Optional Techniques: Crocheted Provisional Cast On, Kitchener Stitch

Photos courtesy of Brooklyn Tweed