Olivijn by LaVisch Designs. Olivijn is a crescent-shaped shawl worked from the top-down. Its stockinette body will let that special skein of fingering weight yarn shine, the lace edging adds a special touch of luxury. The shawl is started with a garter stitch tab, then the lace in the border is knit on both right side and wrong side rows. The instructions for the body and the border of the shawl are provided both fully charted and written out.
Gauge: 18 sts / 23 rows = 10 cm (4 inches) over stockinette after blocking (*Note: Gauge is not critical for this design, but a loose gauge is strongly advised.)
Finished Measurements: Wingspan of 152 cm (60 inches) and a depth of 47 cm (18 ½ inches), measured after blocking
Materials Used: 440 m (480 yds) / 110 g Siidegarte Siide-Quirlig [70% silk, 30% SeaCell; 440 m (480 yds) / 110 g skein] in “Hirtetäschli” (*Note: Substitute any fingering weight yarn with a high silk or bamboo content for a similar result.)
Needle Size: 4.5 mm (US 7) / 80 cm (32 inch) circular needles, or size needed to get gauge, and 5 mm (US 8) / 80 cm (32 inch) circular needles, for bind-off only
Pattern Includes: Written Instructions
Skill Level: Intermediate - Advanced