Trachtentuch A - with ruffled edge

RickMartin's picture

You may remember I posted a pic of a red Valentine's Day shawl I made for my wife. She loved it but wished it had a ruffly edge. So I revised the pattern and doubled the number of stitches per row on rows 105 through 123. This created a very ruffly edge. She loves this one even more.

I used Elsebeth Lavold's Silky Wool yarn (also better for holding the ruffle than the bamboo used in the red one) on a US size 3 needle. It took about 876 yards of yarn to complete.

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Joe-in Wyoming's picture

Very nice, Rick. A bit too

Very nice, Rick. A bit too ruffled for my taste but it wasn't made for me. I'm glad it is just what your wife wanted. -- Books, knitting, cats, fountain pens...Life is Good.

TomH's picture

Stunning work. Beautiful

Stunning work. Beautiful shawl.

scottly's picture

Beautiful Rick, Silky Wool

Beautiful Rick, Silky Wool is one of my favorite yarns to use for lace. I has such a nice drape.

TheKnittingMill's picture

Rick, that looks AMAZING!

Rick, that looks AMAZING! I'm working on my first lace weight right now (Mario's QAL) and I have a whole new respect for you "lace" knitters!


Joe Moore's picture

Rick it looks great! Not

Rick it looks great! Not sure I'd have the patience or persistence to accomplish this!


Kerry's picture

You've made another

You've made another beautiful shawl Rick, and such a lovely colour too.

Beautiful shawl and very

Beautiful shawl and very lucky lady.

MMario's picture

Beautiful work, as usual!

Beautiful work, as usual!

RickMartin's picture

And thanks to you for your

And thanks to you for your suggestion on making it ruffle!