This shawl is worked from the top down, using short rows to create the crescent shape. Beads are placed as the piece is knit. If desired, the short rows can be worked in simple stockinette stitch instead of the beaded lace pattern. The lace patterns are presented in chart form only.
Wingspan: 57 ½" / 146 cm
Depth at center back: 21" / 53.5 cm
1 hank Lost City Knits Oak Barn Merino Lace (1000 yd / 914 m per 3 oz / 90 g skein; 100% Merino) in Cranberry Coneflower
Needles & Notions:
Size US 5 / 3.75 mm circular needle, 32" / 80 cm long or longer
Size US 6 / 4 mm circular needle, 32" / 80 cm long or longer
Size US 8 / 5 mm needles (for BO only)
Stitch markers, tapestry needle, blocking pins, approx 1050 3 mm 8/0 seed beads (optional), crochet hook (0.60 mm, optional—for bead placement only)
20 sts and 28 rows = 4" / 10 cm in Stockinette stitch, using smallest needles
Correct gauge is not critical for this project, but your final measurements and yardage requirements may vary if your gauge is different.