Botany Shawl - by Emily Wessel
The botanical gardens in Edinburgh feature glass houses which contain a vast array of exotic species from tiny flowers to massive oversized fronds. This shawl is inspired by the elegant geometries found within this natural treasure box.
Note: this pattern includes charted lace instructions only, the chart is not written out.
Sizing: Small (Large) shawl measures approxmiately 56 (68) inches wide by 22 (27) inches deep. Finished size will depend on yarn choice, gauge, and how aggressively you block the finished piece.
Yarn: 550 (800) yds 4-ply, sock, or DK weight yarn (sample shown in Orkney Angora Aurora in ‘scarlet’)
Needles: US #7 / 4.5mm needles; (or as required to meet gauge) 32”+ circular
Gauge: 22 sts and 27 rows / 4” in stockinette stitch (unblocked)
Notions: stitch markers, darning needle
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