Manos del Uruguay Trufa PDF
Trufa is a lovely crescent shawl that is knit in Manos del Uruguay Serena, a cotton alpaca blend with beautiful drape. Worked in Stockinette stitch from the back neck downward, the shawl is finished with a frost flowers lace pattern and easy crocheted border. Please note that this pattern contains charts.
This pattern is available as a PDF download.
Finished Measurements: Approx. 60” wide x 18” deep
Yarn Requirements: 2 skeins Manos Del Uruguay Serena, shown in #S2680 Sea Urchin
Needle(s): US 6/4mm ndls, 32“ circular; US E/4 (3.5mm) crochet hook
Gauge: 21 sts and 29 rows = 4” in stockinette stitch, blocked
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Comments about Yarn Requirements: 2 skeins Manos Del Uruguay Serena, shown in #S2680 Sea Urchin Trufa PDF:
Restarted 3 times because intial rows seemed too tight. Finally did cast on's so loose it was ridiculous, even wrote company for advice (they were very prompt and helpful) but in the end it was still too tight. Pattern is extremely hard. I finally struggled through and finished it. Went to block it and the darn tight cast on ended up breaking! I solved the issue by stretching it out and then doing a single crochet across the whole cast on so it wouldn't fall apart or break further. When all is said and done, it is beautiful and I will be proud to wear it. One big plus: if you can manage to do this pattern you can probably knit anything!
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