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Sivia Harding's Belle Nuit, or Beautiful
Night, portrays an explosion of falling stars over a night sky. Make your
wishes known as you knit this shawl that is worked from the top down featuring
one of my favorite constructions: center panel with additional shoulder shaping.
The side lace panels are outlined with a subtle cable or twisted stitch pattern,
depending on how you choose to work the stitch, and you may choose to end the
shawl with a delightful optional beaded picot bind off.
Shawl is worked from the top down, starting at center back
neck. Beads are placed using the crochet hook add-as-you-go method. Lace
patterns are written and charted. Instructions are given for two sizes, scarf
Fingering weight yarn such as: Sweet Georgia Silk Crush
Sock (50% superwash merino wool, 50% silk, 375 yds/115 g) or Madelinetosh
Tosh Sock (100% superwash merino wool, 395 yds/100 g) - 1 (2)
skeins for scarf (shawl)
Finished Measurements: Length at center back: 18 (24)” x Width from center back
to each tip: 23.5 (31)”.
Gauge: 20 sts and 24 rows = 4"/10 cm over center panel lace
pattern, measured after blocking.
Needles: 3.75 mm (5 U.S.) in 24” length
OR needle size that gives you a pleasing lace fabric
Notions: Seed beads: 116 (258) size 6/0 seed beads, plus 184 (348) more for
optional beaded picot bind off . Please purchase more beads than you think you
Crochet hook, 0.6 mm (14 U.S)