This featherlight crescent in two sizes (petite/tall), begins with a deep lace hem and has short rows through the shoulder area that shape it into a graceful curve. Snowflake and fir tree motifs sweep across its outer circumference while a tumble of garter stitch texture ensures a lovely warmth around the throat and shoulders. Despite its visual complexity, the lace is quite simple and entertaining to work, translating well in tonal variegated yarns. The final result is a stunning composition that offers a warm and versatile layer for all seasons.
Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in an overall variation in size and drape.†
†Briar Rose Stella, Bare Naked Wools Mrs. Lincolnís Lace, Spirit Trail Fiberworks Decima, indigodragonfly Merino Silk Lace, Miss Babs Yasmin, Fyberspates Scrumptious Lace, JaggerSpun Zephyr Wool Silk 2/18, Abstract Fiber Hepburn, The Unique Sheep Ling, Sweet Georgia Yarns Merino Silk Lace, or any lace weight yarn with 225 to 275 yards per ounce.††Finished Size:
†18(23) inches long at center back and 100(120) inches around hemYarn Requirements:
†29 sts and 64 rows = 4 inches in garter st on smaller (body) needle (unwashed, unblocked)Needles:
size 2US (2.75 mm) for body, or size to obtain correct gauge
size 3US (3.25 mm) for hem lace or .5 mm larger than body needle
size 4US (3.5 mm) for edge frill or .75 mm larger than body needle