A Tassel a Day - Printed Pattern
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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).
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!
Casting-on (garter tab cast on, fully explained), knitting, purling, basic increases and decreases, basic lace
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
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)
Tech Editor: Madeleine Borgia
Models: my friend Anna (pink and blue version) and myself (yellow and red version)