Granite and Cloud Lace Triangle Wrap
Pattern Type: Knit
Sizes Included: 61" x 36"
Yarn Shown: Gloss Lace Yarn
Needles/Hooks Suggested: Size 3 (3.25mm): circular , Size 3 (3.25mm): DPNs
Fiber Type: Wool & Blends
This pretty lace shoulder shawl is all about contrast--of fiber, texture, pattern, and color. The main body of the triangle is crisp merino wool and silk, across which a graceful pattern undulates seamlessly. Frothy mohair edging adds a romantic finishing touch.
My color combination was inspired by a long-ago climbing trip to the Grampian Mountains in Scotland, where I was impressed by the bold granite cliffs ringed perpetually in fluffy clouds. Of course, any color scheme is possible, from contrasting colors to subtle monochromatic effects.
Skill level: If you are comfortable following a lace chart and knitting-on a border, this garment is well within your reach. A series of double joins eases the edging around the points of the triangle.
Finished dimensions: 61" across widest part of triangle; 36" down the center back
Second colorway uses Gloss Lace in Fiesta and Aloft in Cranberry.
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