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A Tassel a Day - Printed Pattern

This is a printed pattern. It will include a unique code to add it to your Ravelry Library, where you can also download the pattern in Italian and French. 

It is printed on thick quality paper, in full colour mat. The final format is A5.

Language is English (digital download will have also the Italian and French versions).

If you want to buy only the digital version, you can do it on Ravelry.

A simple, yet fun, shawl (with Sport, DK, Fingering and Lace yarn weight options), adorned with 2 handmade (by you!) tassels and a few beads. It’s the perfect project to experiment with basic, mindless lace.

In summer, as much as in winter or fall, we always need a shawl: a sudden breeze or a cool night and we are happy to pull out of our purse a light but warm shawl to make everybody go Oooooohhhhhh!

Have fun knitting this quick, entertaining shawl!

Play with colours, beads, and tassels: go bold, enjoy it!

Skills Needed 
Casting-on (garter tab cast on, fully explained), knitting, purling, basic increases and decreases, basic lace

Gauge 
10 cm / 4”, in garter stitch, once severely wet blocked

Lace version: 22 sts and 34 rows

Fingering version: 22 sts and 28 rows

Sport version: 19 sts and 30 rows

DK version: 16 sts and 28 rows

Finished measurement, Lace (Fingering, Sport, DK version) 
Wingspan 187 (138, 122, 132) cm / 73.5 (54, 48, 52)”, depth at longest point 53 (40, 30, 30) cm / 21 (15.75, 12, 12) “, after severe wet blocking

Materials

Yarn

Lace version: 520 m (568 yd) of Lace yarn, 260 m (284 yd) for each colour.

Fingering version: 320 m (350 yd) of Fingering yarn, 160 m (175 yd) for each colour.

Sport version: 300 m (328 yd) of Sport yarn, 150 m (164 yd) for each colour.

DK version: 284 m (310 yd), of DK yarn, 142 m (155 yd), for each colour.

Needle, Sport version (DK, Fingering, Lace) 
4 mm, US size 6 (4.5 mm, US size 7) 100 cm 40” circular needles, or size to obtain correct gauge

Tapestry needle to weave in ends

Embroidery needle to make tassels

6 or more beads in the colour of your choice

2 cotton tassels in the colour of your choice (tutorial provided)

Thanks to

Tech Editor: Madeleine Borgia

Testers: Anna and Cinzia

Models: my friend Anna (pink and blue version) and myself (yellow and red version)