7. Waterlily: for triangular & rhombic shawls by Olga Jamovidova

7. Waterlily: for triangular & rhombic shawls

February 2011
This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

This adaptation of one of the most famous and beautiful motifs for Haapsalu shawls “Waterlily”. The pattern is changed that it is possible to create triangular or rhombic shawls.

There are 3 possibilities: to knit triangular shawl by increasing stitches, to knit triangular shawl by decreasing stitches, to knit rhombic shawl by increasing and then decreasing stitches.

the lace edge from the shawl on the picture is not included into the description

This pattern is a part of blog-project (newlace.blogspot.com).

Our blog is place for re-invention of knitted Estonian lace. We create and show new lace patterns which are inspired by traditions of our beloved Haapsalu shawls.

Aim of the project:
To enrich and popularize Estonian lace patterns by creating

  • single motive patterns of known motifs,
  • adaptations of known motifs for triangular shawls,
  • variations of known motifs,
  • new patterns for shawls.