Sensuous curves like a mermaid’s tail create a highly wearable shawl. Special instructions for customizing the length of the shawl to use a whole skein of that special yarn are included.
The lace pattern is charted, but written instructions for the charts are available upon request.
Suitable for laceweight, light fingering and fingering weight. Dimensions and yardage amounts vary slightly depending on yarn weight.
Approximately 440-495 yds (400-450 m) laceweight yarn or 500-550 yds (450-500 m) fingering weight yarn.
- 1 skein Vegan Yarn Bellatrix; 448 yd (410 m) per 3.5 oz (100 g); 100% Bamboo in Aurelia
- 1.2 skeins SweetGeorgia Yarns Merino Silk Fine; 380 yd (347 m) per 3.5 oz (100 g); 50% fine merino wool, 50% silk in Deep Cove
Needles & Notions
3.75 mm (US 5) needles for laceweight
4.5 mm (US 7) needles for fingering weight
stitch markers (optional)
digital scale (optional; to alter size)
Look for a yarn that works to 28 sts and 40 rows = 4” (10 cm) over stockinette stitch using 2.75 mm (US 2) needles for laceweight or 3.5 mm (US 4) needles for fingering weight. Refer to pattern Notes for advice on gauge.