Inspired by frost spreading across a windowpane on a cold winter night, this shawl is worked in lighter-than-air yarn. Sparkling crystal beads complete the frosty look of this surprisingly warm ethereal wrap.
Designer Aparna Rolfe
Finished Size 60″ wide across top edge and 32″ deep at center.
Yarn Jade Sapphire Exotic Fibers Lacey Lamb (100% extrafine lambswool; 825 yd [755 m]/2 oz [55 g]): #002 cream, 1 skein.
Hook E/4 (3.5 mm), 0.9 mm steel crochet hook for beading. Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions 549 size 8/0 round seed beads (sample shown using Miyuki Japanese seed beads, 8/0 round crystal AB, 20g per tube, 1 tube), beads must have holes large enough to accommodate steel hook; 9 distinct st markers (m1 to m9); yarn needle.
Gauge Rows 1-14 = 4″ measured from center to bottom point, unblocked. Gauge is not critical for this project.