Knit your own Spiral Nebula Shawl using these clearly-written instructions by knitwear designer Jackie E-S of HeartStrings FiberArts.
Spiral Nebula Shawl is simple knitting with a distinctive shape. Let your yarns be the design. Spiral Nebula Shawl cCan be knit in any weight yarn and size . This pattern is a good choice where you want to let your fancy yarns be the design element.
This fluid asymmetrical crescent-shaped shawl naturally forms itself into gentle curves outlined in lacy yarn-overs. Easy knitting makes this a good choice for the beginning knitter. The shawl is started at the neckline, thereby letting you knit to any length. For the slightly more advanced knitter, there are also instructions for a version that continues the front edgings along the bottom edge in an uninterrupted pattern using short rows and mitered decreases - no grafting needed!
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Guidelines for needle size and yardage for various weights of yarn and shawl lengths are given in the pattern. Written stitch instructions.
Lace-edged version of Spiral Nebula Shawl shown above was knitted in hand-painted kid mohair/baby alpaca/merino and hand-painted novelty rayon yarn. Simple bind off edging version of Spiral Nebula Shawl shown in Additional Images was knitted in hand-painted rayon seed yarn.