Lóngyǎn

Lóngyǎn (Rav link)

A little change here, a little change there, and the stitch pattern from Kuaile starts to look like lóngyǎn, or “dragon eyes.” Knit from the bottom up, the shawl comes in two different versions, an all-over lace body or a stockinette body, and is customizable any size. The center lace pattern is reminiscent of scales, and continues up the spine of the shawl, giving interest even in the simple stockinette pattern.

This pattern is fully charted and written out.

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Additional Information:Materials:
-Knit Picks Shadow Yarn (440yd 402m/50g) – 1 (2, custom) skeins
-US 2 (2.75 mm) needle, 32“ (80 cm) or longer
-Tapestry needle
-Blocking pins IMG_1534
-Blocking wires
-Stitch markers

Abbreviations
RS – right side
WS – wrong side
CO – cast on
BO – bind off
rep – repeat
st(s) – stitch(es)
k – knit
p – purl
yo – yarn over
sl – slip
pm – place marker
sm – slip marker
k2tog – knit 2 together
k3tog- knit 3 together
p2tog – purl 2 together
ssk – slip, slip, knit
sssk – slip, slip, slip, knit
ssp – slip, slip, purl
psso – pass sl st over

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