06 Pacific Islands PDF
A simple shell pattern that makes beautiful points on the cast-on edge is combined with an ocean wave on either side. Design is knit from cast on edge to the center in two pieces, which are then grafted together. Can be knit in four sizes - as a scarf or a shawl.
This pattern is a PDF download.
Yarn: Lace weight, 250, 550 (600, 1050) yards (a great choice is Jaggerspun Zephyr)
Needles: US size 5 (3.75 mm).
Gauge: Approximately 23 stitches x 26 rows to 4 inches in the Shell Lace stitch, blocked.
Finished size: 8.5 x 51, 12.25 x 77 (20 x 51, 23.75 x 77)"
Notions: Lifelines and stitch markers are optional.
Note: This pattern has been completely revised as of 11/10/14. The charts have been updated, there are now four sizes instead of two, written stitch instructions have been added.