Knit from the top down, Laura Aylor's Stella Luna
shawl uses a pattern of increases and decrease to achieve a bat-like shape.
Knit as shown, the shawl has six sections which make it sit comfortably on
your shoulders. One section can be omitted to use less yardage and have a
straighter top edge.
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Yarn: Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light
(420 yds/384 m, 100% merino)
Six sections: 640 yards of fingering weight yarn (415
for main color, 225 for lace inserts and edging)
Five sections: 535 yards of fingering weight yarn (350
for main color, 185 for lace inserts and edging)
The optional wider lace edging requires an additional
135 yards for six sections or 110 for five.
Needles: US 5 (3.75mm)
Gauge: 20 sts = 4" in stockinette (blocked)