Knitting pattern of an easy-to-work triangle shawl with a pretty lace edge that is begun at the center top and knit outwards to the scalloped hem.
The simplest version of this shawl may be worked in any yarn and on any size needle. Knit in a textured novelty yarn on large needles it will work up quickly into a spectacular fringed wrap. For a light and lacy shawl that is more traditional, choose a fingering yarn and knit the second version which ends with an easy lace border.
For lacy version: , 1,100 to 1,400 yards of fingering weight yarn; For simplest version: 700 to 1,000 yards of novelty yarn
Size US7 (4.5mm), US8 (5mm), or US9 (5.5mm) circular needles to obtain a gauge of 4 or 5 stitches per inch For Simplest version: Circular needle that is 3 to 4 sizes larger than recommended on yarn label
tapestry needle, stitch holders
this shawl can be worked in any gauge, but it is essential to knit a 4 swatch in garter stitch to test your chosen yarn and needles. Instructions for the lacy version are based on a gauge of 4 or 5 stitches per inch
For lacy version: 72 to 78 inches across top edge; 34 to 38 inches at center back; For simplest version: 72 to 78 inches across top edge; 34 to 38 inches at center back)