Inspired by an 1870's counterpane pattern, this nearly-circular shawlette combines tailored details with a feminine sensibility. Rise to the challenge of the initial cast-on and you'll be rewarded with an easy decreasing rib pattern that simultaneously eliminates stitches and the need for seaming. The interplay of delicate eyelets and bold angular ribbed decreases add drama to the clean lines of this go-anywhere piece.
moderately easy / flat
Finished bottom edge 67.25"
Finished Back length 7"
6.5 sts/in and 6.25 rows/in = 26 sts/4" and 25 rows/4" in Rib
9 sts/in and 8 rows/in = 36 sts/4" and 32 rows/4" in Cable Rib on size 2(2.75mm) ndls for neck trim
Size 3(3.25mm) ndls OR size to obtain gauge; size 2(2.75mm) circular ndls; 2 size 2(2.75mm) dpns
Stitch markers, locking pin or open markers, tapestry needle, button or other closure (optional)
Kiwi Lace from Zealana, 40% merino, 30% b