Puaka (Flower) Shawlette PDF Knitting Pattern

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The Puaka Shawlette (Te Reo Māori for flower) is an elegant, seemingly ethereal, and delicate shawlette. A bud-like stitch pattern creates an interesting texture over the stockinette and a Japanese lace pattern borders the edge of the shawlette for a delicate finish. Wear it draped over your shoulders, or wrapped closed to the neck paired with a shawl pin, this stunning project will be sure to impress.

Description

The Puaka Shawlette (Te Reo Māori for flower) is an elegant, seemingly ethereal, and delicate shawlette. A bud-like stitch pattern creates an interesting texture over the stockinette and a Japanese lace pattern borders the edge of the shawlette for a delicate finish. Wear it draped over your shoulders, or wrapped closed to the neck paired with a shawl pin, this stunning project will be sure to impress.


Needle: US size 5 (3.75mm), 24” (60cm) or 32” (80cm) circular needle. Circular needle is used to accommodate large number of sts.
Yarns Used: madelinetosh tosh merino light (Fingering/4 ply;100% Merino; 420 yards). 1 skein used in color way Antler.
Yardage: 390-420 yards.
Gauge: 22 sts and 38 rows in textured pattern. While gauge is not crucial to this project, different gauges will effect size and yardage (and amount of skeins needed).
Other Notions: Stitch markers.
Final Measurements (after blocking): Wingspan 60”, depth at deepest point 14”. Shawlette was blocked rather aggressively to bring out the lace.
Special Techniques/Stitches: YO increases, basic decreases (k2tog, ssk) and garter tab cast-on. Written and charted instructions are included.
Number of pages: 5
Languages: English and French.


This pattern has been tech edited to ensure that the pattern is as clear, correct and consistent as it can be. However small details can still slip us by so if you have a pattern support question, send an email to fdanoy@arohaknits.com and we’ll get back to you within 24-48 hours.

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Kia ora, I’m Francoise, aka Frenchie. I’m a Franco-Maori, American-Australian living in Osaka, Japan, working as a knitwear designer and design coach.