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This Merino Silk Purple Marble wool from Droim an Uan, was spun by Catherine into a two ply sport weight yarn.

Sock, fingering or lace weight yarn could also be used, if you prefer. The colour of the wool and the teardrop shaped points gave this shawl its name.

The lace edge is knit first and then, the shawl is shaped using short rows. I prefer the German method of short row shaping as it gives a very neat finish, but you can use what method you prefer.

The depth of the shawl could be decreased or increased by varying the number of stitches omitted on each short row.

The shawl is finished with an eyelet boarder. The short edges are picked up and knit in garter stitch. Wet blocking is required to see the true beautiful shape of the shawl.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Skills used:
ï¼ Knitting flat
ï¼ Knitting lace
ï¼ Short rows
ï¼ Pick up and knit

Knits in: 12 hours

120cm in length, 26 cm in height at widest point, 24 cm at

Independent Designer
Ciara Ní Reachtnín
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