Forbidden Flowers by Marisa Hernandez

Forbidden Flowers

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Fingering (14 wpi) ?
US 6 - 4.0 mm
400 - 420 yards (366 - 384 m)
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Forbidden Flowers is a beautiful lace shawl that can be draped over the shoulders, or worn around the neck as a scarf. An interesting choice for a bridal shawl as well, as it straddles the line between traditional and modern….

The design reflects my interest in Art Nouveau motifs and Estonian knitting techniques, especially the 3-to-7 increases. These increases are very interesting to work, and not hard at all, but require some attention. The pattern consists of a combination of written instructions and charts and is best suited to the intermediate and advanced lace knitter. There are also photo tutorials and links to video tutorials for those who consider themselves to be “visual learners” -- myself included!

A special thank you to my test knitters, Kei and Sri, fantastic knitters and people -- thank you for lending your time and talent!

First Chart : Row 9 ; the sequence of the final ssk, yo combination should be reversed to yo, ssk.

First Chart stitch key : 3-to-5 increase should read : “k3tog without dropping stitches from the left needle, then yo, k same 3 stitches together TWICE more….”

First Chart stitch key : 3-to-7 increase sould read : “k3tog without dropping stitches from the left needle, then yo, k same 3 stitches together three more times….”

Row 57 of written instructions should read : k2, yo, k2, 3into3, k1 repeat to last 3 stitches, and not “last 4 stitches”.

Row 71 : k2, yo, RL, k1, RL, yo, cdd, yo, k1 repeat to last 6 stitches, RL, k1, RL, k1, yo, k2 (151 stitches) … The pattern formerly read : “repeat to last 4 stitches”….

The corrections have been made to the pdf. cheers, Marisa