Nelkin Designs Extendo Shawl PDF
The Extendo Shawl from Nelkin Designs has a bottom up construction. First, the edging is worked in two halves and grafted in the center; and then the body stitches are picked up and worked with decreases at the edges and the center seam so that the shawl seamlessly tapers to the top as you work the Extendo Stitch. This pattern includes instructions for using beads, which will add both weight and texture to the woven-like fabric of this eye-catching shawl.
This pattern is a PDF download.
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS (not including fringe)
Small- Approx. 44” at widest point, 22” at longest point
Large- Approx. 64” at widest point, 28” at longest point
Light Fingering Weight version:
Small - 600 yards
Large - 900 yards
Lace Weight version (held double):
Small - 1200 yards
Large - 1800 yards
Size 4 (3.5 mm) 40” circular needle
Two Size 4 (3.5 mm) double pointed needles
Size 12 (1 mm) Crochet Hook for threading on beads OR Super Floss (optional)
Size E/4 (3.5 mm) Crochet Hook for attaching fringe (optional)
896 (1760) Size 6 glass seed beads, approx 80 (150) grams (optional)
scrap yarn and crochet hook (for cast on)
Small - 2 hanks Malabrigo Sock, color Terracotta
Large - 2 skeins Schaefer Yarn Andrea, color Chamomile
GAUGE (for both yarn weights and sizes)
22 sts /32 rows = 4” (10 cm) in st st, blocked
19 sts /31 rows = 4” (10 cm) in pattern st, blocked.
- Laura Nelkin
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