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1939 Christening Shawl

Wrapped in Lace: Knitted Heirloom Designs from Around the World
Knitting
Lace / 2 ply ?
31 stitches and 47 rows = 4 inches in Diamond chart. Exact gauge is not critical for
US 2 - 2.75 mm
2952 yards (2699 m)
About 48" (122 cm) square, after blocking.

This shawl is based on one my mother and grandmother knitted for me as a baby. Working from a photograph and my memory, I created a design that is almost identical to the original pattern, which a friend of mine later discovered in her collection.