Short Description: Toscane by La Visch Designs. Toscane: a lovely chunky lace shawl, named after that gorgeous burned orange color so often found in the hills of Tuscany. This particular color was achieved by dyeing the Ístex Léttlopi yarn with madder. Dye your own with the tutorial or choose one of the many available colors. Toscane is a fast, top-down knit and bound to become a favorite! Written and charted instructions are included for the lace body of the shawl.
Gauge: Sample shawl measured after blocking: 9.2 sts / 18.8 rows = 10 cm (4 inches) over lace pattern
Finished Measurements: One size: Wingspan of 177 cm (69 ½ inches) and a depth of 75 cm (29 ½ inches), measured after blocking (*Note: This shawl can however easily be adjusted in size.)
Materials Used: 400 m (437 yds) Ístex Léttlopi (100% wool; 100 m (109 yds) / 50 g) (*Note: Substitute any aran weight wool yarn for a similar result.)
Needle Size: 5 mm (US 8 / 80 cm (32 inch) circular needles
Pattern Includes: Written Instructions
Skill Level: Intermediate