This was a Mystery Knit-A-Long. Meta Mystery KAL is an Adventure in Shapes!
Meta was designed to be knit in sections (or kites) and then those kites are connected to create a uniquely shaped shawl that sits perfectly on the shoulders.
First 3 mainly garter stitch kites are knit, 1 of which has optional beads. Then kites 1 and 2 are connected by a rectangular panel that has a lace stripe. An edging is worked out from the side of Kite 1. Then kites 2 and 3 are connected with another panel, and an edging is worked out on kite 3, and suddenly you have a shawl!
You will need approx. 725 yards (663 m) of heavy lace weight yarn (see my Ravelry group for yarn ideas...)
Yarn I Used: Black Trillium Fibres, Silken Lace; (85% Superwash Merino, 15% Mulberry Silk; 725 yd [663m]/ 3.5 oz [100g])
US Size 4 [3.5 mm] 32 inch or longer circular needle
Note: using lace needles will be VERY helpful.
Approx. 4 yards Smooth Scrap Yarn, Color A (Clues #1, 2, and 4)
Lifeline Yarn (I love nylon buttonhole thread for this!)
3. 5mm Crochet Hook
Removable Stitch Markers
22 sts x 40 rows= 4 inches in garter st, blocked
Dental floss threader or large eye beading needle (for threading beads onto yarn)
Option 1 (two color option):
Approx. 16 grams size 8/0 glass seed beads, col A (Clue #2)
Approx. 19 grams size 8/0 glass seed beads, col B (Clues #3, 4, and 5)
Option 2 (one color option):
Approx. 35 grams size 8/0 glass seed beads (Clues #2, 3, 4, and 5)