Pattern: Bǎoshí

So, it’s time for a new pattern!  Again, all photos taken by Rebecca.  She did an awesome job.  (By the way, this is number 6!!!  Hurray!  I reached my goal!)Bǎoshí means “precious stone” in Chinese, a fitting name for the diamond-like lace pattern.  This shawl is worked from the bottom up, making it easily customizable to any size you prefer.Yes, it really is that huge.  I worked it in a little over a skein, too.

Here are some detail shots:

What I love about the lace pattern is the movement.  I know it doesn’t look like it, but the decreases move stitches back and forth.

Here I hitched the shawl up higher, and it looks really nice as a small shawl.

As always, there are written and charted directions, plus information on how to get the most out of one skein.

Click here to buy it: 

Additional Information:
Size: 64″ by 34″ (customizable)

Materials:
-Knit Picks Shimmer Handdyed Yarn (440yd[402m]/50g) – 1 skein
-US Size 4 (3.5 mm) circular needle 24″ or longer
-Tapestry needle
-Blocking wires
-Stitch markers

Stitches/Abbreviations used:
k – knit
p – purl
yo – yarn over
k2tog – knit 2 together
ssk – slip, slip, knit
sk2po – slip 1, k2tog, pass slipped st over
rep – repeat
st(s) – stitch(es)
pm – place marker
sm – slip marker
m1L – make one left
m1R – make one right

P.S. There will be an awesome giveaway this Friday for Bǎoshí, so stick around for it!

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I have to say it: I LOVE GOD. I also enjoy creating things, whether it's through yarn or other crafty materials.
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3 Responses to Pattern: Bǎoshí

  1. Diana Hirsch says:

    It’s beautiful. You do such nice work.

  2. Snowcatcher says:

    Just beautiful. Your photo shoot came out really well! I like the rugged brick background with the delicate lace.

  3. Pingback: Giveaway: Bǎoshí | YuLianKnits…

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