Gloriously long swaths of chains stitches are harnessed by treble post stitches to create ribs and rays running diagonally at right angles. Wear as a shawl, as a bandit, or as it was originally conceived: at the hips for belly dancing.
Designer Annette Hynes
Finished Size About 60″ wide and 30″ deep, at center.
Yarn Blue Moon Fiber Arts Seduction (50% merino, 50% tencel; 400 yd [366 m]/4 oz [113 g]): kalish, 1 skein (shawl without fringe takes 287 yds, with fringe takes 395 yds).
Hook Size B/1 (2.25 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions St markers (m); yarn needle.
Gauge 26 st and 7½ rows = 4½” in (tr, ch 12) patt.