A Shawl for Bestemor by Kristi Holaas
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A Shawl for Bestemor

Lace ?
20 stitches = 4 inches
in Chart B lace pattern
US 4 - 3.5 mm
800 - 1200 yards (732 - 1097 m)
Medium and Large
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A Shawl for Bestemor is dedicated in memory of my Norwegian grandmother, Borghild Holaas, who was a guiding light in my life. “Bestemor” means grandmother in norwegian. She lived to be 100 years old and passed away in 1997.

Knit top down from a delicate top edge and decreasing into a slightly rounded trapezoidal shape. A subtle knit on border adds a lovely finishing touch. Beads can be substituted for the nupps in the shawl. Suggestions for bead placement are included in the pattern.

Medium measures 60” x 32”; Large measures 67” x 35”
Charts and row by row instructions are also included.
Many many thanks to my wonderful group of test knitters and proof reader!!!

I wish for you a wonderful knitting experience creating your own heirloom shawl and that you have a special someone in your life to dedicate and/or give her to ♥

Resources: The Haapsalu Shawl by Siiri Reimann and Aime Edasi and other historical shawl technique books