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'Tea and Sympathy' Shawl
Lion Brand® Homespun®
Pattern Number: 50538-K Read the essay that accompanies this shawl by Michelle Edwards. Also available in a crochet version.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
Length 20 inches [51 cm] back waist length

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

790-341 Homespun Yarn: Windsor

'Painterly' color Lavender, medium blue, and cool green


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 14.98
Note: (A)

790-362 Homespun Yarn: Quartz

'Painterly' color Light beige, lavender, and soft teal


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Estimated Price: $ 7.49
Note: (B)

790-336 Homespun Yarn: Barrington

Heathered Solid Deep violet and teal


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 7.49
Note: (C)

Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 13 [9 mm]
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Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size K-10.5 (6.5 mm)
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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GAUGE:
8 sts + 12 rows = 4 inches [10 cm] in lacy pattern. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
M1 (make 1) An increase worked by lifting horizontal thread lying between needles and placing it onto left needle.

Work this new stitch through the back loop.

LACY PATTERN
Rows 1 and 2 Knit across
Row 3 K each st wrapping yarn around needle an extra time.
Row 4 Dropping one loop of wrapped yarn from previous row to make a long dropped stitch, k each st
Repeat rows 1 - 4 for lacy pattern.


INSTRUCTIONS



SHAWL


With A, cast on 10 sts.

K one row.

Row 1 of lacy pattern K1, m1, k to last stitch, m1, k1.

Continuing to work rows 1 - 4 of lacy pattern and inc in first and last sts of rows 1 and 2, work until A yarn is finished.

Fasten off.

EDGING

With B and crochet hook, sc evenly along diagonal side edges of shawl.

Fasten off.

Join C in first sc, *ch 7, sc in next st; repeat from * along side edges of shawl.

Fasten off.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)


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