Lynette Meek

for LeTissier Designs   2013

Celtic Fichu

•FICHU: a woman's light scarf that is draped over the shoulders and fastened in front or worn to fill in a low neckline.

This is a shaped Shawl that can also be worn as a hooded scarf. The shawl is started from a shaped back piece that the “wings” are picked up from and then knit out. Most of the edging is knit on as you go with only the very ends of the wings and the edges of the back needing the edgings knit on.

The collar is shaped at the back of the neck, starting from one edging and shaped up and then down to the next edging on the other side of the neck.

None of the lace techniques in the shawl are unusual or difficult, but, except for the edgings and wings (which are mirrored), every row is different.

Pattern Detail

  • lace charted
  • no schematics
  • no sewing
  • all season
  • straight (flat), no sewing
  • 16 inches at back, excluding collar and 66 inches long from end to end.
  • digital PDF has 11 pages (letter size)
  • intermediate
    • 4 x 4 in
    • 4.0 mm
    • US 6
    • 19.0 st st
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