Baltic Blossoms Lace Shawl by Evelyn A. Clark

Baltic Blossoms Lace Shawl

April 2008
Lace ?
24 stitches = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
450 yards (411 m)
Smaller Size
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I continue to be inspired by the Estonian lace in Leili Reimann’s Pitsilised Koekirjad, and this triangular stockinette stitch shawl has an edging adapted from that book. The shawl is knit from the top down and starts with an easy petal lace that repeats every 8 rows. Nupps give an interesting texture to the lily of the valley border, and double yarn-overs are used to shape the edging. These lovely lace patterns remind me of a garden in full bloom.

Instructions include two sizes for three weights of yarn—lace, fingering, and Shetland/sportDK—and pattern includes both written instructions and charts.

Advanced Skills Required: Knitting nupps and double yarn-overs

Sample Shawl: 1.45 oz (450 yds/412m) Jaggerspun Zephyr 2/18 lace weight (23 wpi), 50% merino/50% tussah silk, Vanilla, in Size 1