Winterwood

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Winterwood

Description

This featherlight crescent in two sizes (petite/tall), begins with a deep lace hem and has short rows through the shoulder area that shape it into a graceful curve. Snowflake and fir tree motifs sweep across its outer circumference while a tumble of garter stitch texture ensures a lovely warmth around the throat and shoulders. Despite its visual complexity, the lace is quite simple and entertaining to work, translating well in tonal variegated yarns. The final result is a stunning composition that offers a warm and versatile layer for all seasons.

Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in an overall variation in size and drape.  

Matching Motifs: Snowflakes in Cedarwoods, Whispering Pines, Snow on Cedars Mitts (Tip: the Snow on Cedars Mitts are the perfect accessory to pair with the Winterwood shawl — when using Cormo Lace you can knit both patterns using one skein!)
 
Suggested Yarns: Cormo Lace (sample), Modern Deco Lace, Yak+Silk, Fresh Lace, Cashmere Lace, Briar Rose Stella, Bare Naked Wools Mrs. Lincoln’s Lace, Spirit Trail Fiberworks Decima, indigodragonfly Merino Silk Lace, Miss Babs Yasmin, Fyberspates Scrumptious Lace, JaggerSpun Zephyr Wool Silk 2/18, Abstract Fiber Hepburn, The Unique Sheep Ling, Sweet Georgia Yarns Merino Silk Lace, or any lace weight yarn with 225 to 275 yards per ounce.  

Finished Size: 18(23) inches long at center back and 100(120) inches around hem

Yarn Requirements: 700(1000) yards

Gauge: 29 sts and 64 rows = 4 inches in garter st on smaller (body) needle (unwashed, unblocked)

Needles: 
size 2US (2.75 mm) for body, or size to obtain correct gauge
size 3US (3.25 mm) for hem lace or .5 mm larger than body needle
size 4US (3.5 mm) for edge frill or .75 mm larger than body needle