Pink Phoenix

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The actual final finished object of the Pink Phoenix pattern gave me some gas. There was a dog involved and a lot of sickness, and too much walking and not enough time to re-knit what was undone. But it's finished. And I'm really, really happy with it!

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The interesting thing about this shawlette is that when it comes off the needles, it looks like 3/4 of a square. But when you block it like so....

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You get a lovely shape that looks like this:

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It drapes perfectly around your shoulders and isn't too deep. Plus a bonus for those of us with junk in the trunk - it doesn't have a big ole arrow pointing to your bum!

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If you wanted to make this bigger you could easily add more repeats of the 28-row lace body pattern. Just make sure you have enough yarn to do the 10-rows of edging afterwards.

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Needles: Size 6 needles (4 mm)

Yarn: Malabrigo Sock in the Light of Love colorway, 440 yards to 100g (I only used about 2/3 of the skein)

Size: Sample blocked to 64″ wide and 17″ deep

Gauge: 18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches in blocked stockinette

Notes: Worked from the top down – offered in written & charted format. $2 from the sale of this pattern will go to the Komen Foundation.

The Pink Phoenix Shawlette on Ravelry $6.00 USD