Chevalier: a textured lace shawl pattern to knit
Inspired by the badges of Knightly orders, Chevalier is suited to the intermediate-to-advanced knitter. Cables, twists, smocked and embossed stitches give a richness of textural detail, while openwork rib, basketweave mesh, and traditional lace stitches give lightness as well as warmth. The unusual scooped-out half circle shape drapes prettily and stays comfortably on the wearer's shoulders.
This is a full written pattern with row-by-row instrctions and supporting charts.
650-700m of Gosyo Hokkori Hitsujichan Natural or other sport-weight yarn
US size 5-6 needles (straight or long circular) or size to obtain preferred gauge
A gauge of 17 stitches and 21 rows per 10cm gives a finished size of 70cm neck to hem, 195cm tip to tip.
- Abigail Bailey, January 2013
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