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Raindrops Broomstick Lace Shawl

A simple lace pattern creates an intricate summer shawl.

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Jill Wright incorporates shaping into this three-panel shawl, making it a half-hexagon shape. It is worked seamlessly; when the loops "outgrow" the broomstick, the panels are worked separately but joined to the previous panel as you go. The richly beaded border is a final elegant touch.
Finished Size: 26" deep and 62" wide.
Yarn: Valley Yarns 2/10 Merino Tencel (Colrain Lace) (50% merino, 50% Tencel; 1,400 yd [1,280 m]/8 oz [227 g]; ): whipple blue, 1⁄2 lb cone. Yarn distributed by WEBS.
Yarn weight: #1 - Super Fine
Hook: Size G/6 (4 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Gauge: Gauge is not critical for this project.
Notions: Stitch marker (m); 1 broomstick lace needle U.S. size 35 (19 mm); large-eye beading needle; size 8/0 “dyna-mites” seed beads, transparent multi iris, 1 box, 35 g (about 1,100 beads), available from Fire Mountain Gems.
Originally Published: Interweave Crochet, Summer 2009

SKU: EP1972

Author/Speaker/Editor: Jill Wright

Format: eProject