Alessia – This engaging top-down half-pi shawl only has 6-increase rows, strategically placed, allowing for a generously sizes shawl with a lot less worry of stitch count changes.
Worked flat, Alessia contains written directions and charts. A handy-dandy progress tracker is included to help you with your rows and stitch counts. Yardage for each section is given should you wish to turn this into a scrappy project!
This pattern is available in our Standard formatting. Low-visibility and screen-reader-accessible versions of this pattern are available with this pattern purchase. The low-visibility format is 24pt print in Arial, black font, no italics, and contains written directions (there are no charts to work from). The screen reader format has all the items mentioned above, contains no abbreviations, and accessibility was checked by the read-aloud function on both a Windows PC and Android device.
Approximately 80” / 203 cm across the wingspan, 37” / 94 cm deep, after blocking.
Tapestry needle, stitch markers
US6 (4 mm) 40” (100 cm) circular needles, or size required to obtain gauge
765 yds / 700 m fingering weight yarn
Ancient Arts Yarns – Merino Silk Fingering
75% SW Merino 25% Silk
437 yds (400 m) / 3.5 oz (100 g)
Color: African Violet
20.5 stitches by 32 rows in stockinette = 4” / 10 cm, after blocking. While gauge is not important, as the fit is not crucial, changes in gauge will result in size differences and the yardage required to complete the project.