Sakura

Sakura

$8.50

Sakura is a knitting pattern for a lace triangular shawl. Designed by Leila Raabe for Brooklyn Tweed.

MATERIALS
Approximately 740 yards of fingering weight wool yarn. 3 skeins of Brooklyn Tweed Loft yarn (100% American Targhee-Columbia Wool; 275 yards/50g). Sample shown in Blanket Fort.

GAUGE
21 stitches & 31 rows = 4", measured over a swatch using the 8-stitch motif from Chart A; relaxed after lace-blocking

NEEDLES
One 32" circular in size needed to obtain gauge listed above; one spare needle two sizes larger than Gauge Needle for working bind off. Suggested Sizes: US 6 (4 mm) & US 8 (5 mm)

FINISHED DIMENSIONS
60" wingspan, 29" height at spine; relaxed after lace-blocking

TOOLS
Stitch markers, waste yarn, blunt tapestry needle, T-pins, blocking wires (optional, but highly recommended)