Almejas Shawl by Annelies Baes (issue 66)
Photography by Leanne Dixon
This shawl is a combination of beautiful clam shapes (almejas) and a delicate lace edging that hints at the sea.
● Malabrigo Sock, 100% wool, 100g/402m/440yds
Yarn A: Solis 809 x 1 skein
● Malabrigo Silkpaca, 70% alpaca/30% silk, 50g/385m/420yds
Yarn B: Azul Profundo 150 x 1 skein
● 3mm & 3.5mm hooks
● Yarn needle
● Stitch marker (optional)
You can use any 4ply/fingering weight yarn for the body and any laceweight yarn for the edging to achieve a similar effect.
Work four pattern reps and 14 rows to measure 10 x 10cm/ 4 x 4in wide using 3.5mm hook, or size required to obtain tension.
Exact tension is not essential.
Annelies Baes believes crocheted fabrics are beautiful, comfortable and a way to express ourselves. Visit her website at www.vicarno.com and view more of her designs at www.ravelry.com/designers/vicarnos-mama.
Designer: Annelies Baes
Price: Magazine Only
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