Gardiner Yarn Works Stampede PDF
Stampede, a unique rectangular shawl pattern from Gardiner Yarn Works, makes great use of the entrelac knitting technique. Using a modular lace pattern and worked in an opulent yarn this pattern makes a show-stopping accessory. Lace pattern instructions are both written and charted.
This pattern is available as a PDF download.
Size: may knit more or fewer repeats as desired
Finished Measurements: 15” wide x 82” long
Yarn Requirements: Approximately 1100 yards of lace or fingering weight yarn
Needle(s): US size 6 (4mm) needles
Gauge: 6 stitches/8 rows per inch in stockinette stitch (gauge is not critical to this project)
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- Add'l Repeats Make Wider
- Charts Are Very Helpful
- Easy To Understand
- Well Written
- More Scarf Than Shawl
- Not For Dark Colored Yarn
Comments about Finished Measurements: 15” wide x 82” long Stampede PDF:
I followed the pattern as written with a dark grey lace-weight thread with silver metalic thread twisted into the yarn. It was yarn I already had on hand. Using a dark color made the project more difficult to see the pattern as I worked, so I needed to back up several times (my fault - not the pattern). Read through the entire pattern before beginning the project, then follow the charts rather than the written directions. Multi-color varagated yarns would probably make the pattern too busy, but variations on a single color should be fine. Since gauge is not really important you may use the pattern to make a variety of wider projects. In a thicker yarn on larger needles with more pattern repeats, this would make a nice afghan.