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Anwar means “brighter,” “luminous,” or “light,” depending on where you look. Either way knitting this shawl certainly made a rather dull winter a little bit brighter.
The four row, six stitch, lace repeat is easily memorizable, but builds upon itself to create a stunning shawl.


Instructions are also included for a half circle.


Yarn: 940 yards (860 meters), lace weight
Shown in: Malabrigo, “Lace”; 2 skeins, 475 yards (434 meters)/skein,
MC: 1 skein colorway ‘sauterne’ (yellow)
CC: 1 skein colorway ‘periwinkle’ (blue)


Needles: US size 3 (3.25 mm) 40 inch (100 cm) circular or size needed to obtain gauge

Notions: 1 stitch markers, tapestry needle

Gauge: 28 sts/4 inches; 32 rows/4 inches (28 sts/10 cm; 32 rows/10 cm) in washed and blocked stockinette

Blocked Dimensions: 36 inches (91.5 cm) wide diameter, blocked

Skills Used: casting on, binding off, knitting, working in the round on circulars and DPNs, working with two colors of yarn in stripes, k2tog, ssk, sk2p, yo, weaving in ends, blocking lace


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